SLENDER BORONIA FACTS
Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
Slender Boronia is a slender shrub that grows to about 50 cm high. The leaves are simple linear to narrow egg-shaped up to 3 cm long and up to 1.5 mm wide; or can have three leaflets with each leaflet up to 1 cm long and 1.5 mm wide. Pink flowers are produced singly from the leaf axils. Flowering is in winter, spring and summer between July and February. The flower has four sepals about 1 mm to 3 mm long, and four petals about 4 mm to 12 mm long, and eight stamens.
heath, mallee and woodland
Slender Boronia is endemic to south east of South Australia including Kangaroo Island, and far west of Victoria.
Height (m): 0.5 - 1
Spread (m): 0.5–1
Soil Texture: sand, loam, clay
Soil pH: acid soils, neutral soils, alkaliine soils
Frost Sensitivity: moderately sensitive
Minimum Rainfall (mm): 450
Flower Colour: pink
Flower Season: spring, summer
(source: SA State Flora Catalog)
|Common Name:||Slender Boronia|
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