Common Name: Scented Boronia
Scented boronia is an evergreen shrub with heavily scented flowers growing up to 3 metres tall[
The plant is sometimes harvested for its essential oil and is also often grown as an ornamental in gardens[
Australia - southwestern Western Australia.
Peaty sands, winter-wet swamps[
|Other Uses Rating||
|Cultivation Status||Ornamental, Wild
A plant of the arid subtropics[
Prefers a well-drained, sandy, lime-free soil and a position in full sun[
A number of cultivars have been developed for their ornamental value[
An essential oil obtained from the flowers is used to create a blackcurrant flavour in foods[
]. It is also used to enrich other fruit flavours in beverages, ice cream, candy and baked goods[
An essential oil is obtained from the flowers[
]. It is used in perfumery[
]. The scent resembles violet and cassie[
Cuttings of half ripe wood.
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