Many gardeners love Boronias more than anything else. Boronias come in many different flowering species with brightly coloured and fragrant blooms that change winter gardens.

Some varieties may have gotten a bad name for being "hard to grow," but if you give them the right care and give them a lot of sunshine, you should have happy, healthy plants.

You can easily get boronia from the plant store. Let's look at these beautiful plants, find out which ones grow best in Australia, and discuss how to ensure your plants get the care they need.

Learn About Boronia Plant

Boronias are plants that can only be found in Australia. There are about 160 different species in the family Rutaceae.

Boronias are a family of about 160 species found only in Australia. They belong to the Rutaceae family. Even though they are in the citrus family, these plants are highly valued for their bright and fragrant flowers, which are often sold as cut flowers.

It has a lot of flowers and leaves, and both are full of essential oils that make them smell and feel good. When the leaves of the boronia are crushed, these essential oils are released, but not all of them have a pleasant smell.

Even though these plants aren't the easiest to grow in a garden, if you pay attention to how you plant them, you should have a beautiful display in no time.

Crowea plants and boronia plants are related, but Crowea plants are often mistaken for boronia plants. Even though both boronia and crowed come from the Rutaceae family, you can tell them apart by how many petals they have. Crowes have 5 petals, while Boronias only have 4.

Flowers can be white, brown, red, blue, or any other colour. Many people prefer flowers with bright colours because they look great as the main attraction in a garden or as part of a flower arrangement.

Varieties of Boronia Plant

  • Brown Boronia
  • Red Boronia
  • Boronia Serrulata
  • Boronia Crenulata
  • Bornia Ledifolia
  • Bornia Pinnata
  • Boronia Keysii
  • Boronia Denticulata
  • Boronia Molloyae
  • Boronia Calavata
  • Boronia Floribunda
  • Boronia Fraseri
  • Boronia Telopea

How to Grow Boronia Plant

Another good thing about growing boronias is that these beautiful plants need about the same things. So, if you're able to grow one kind, it's likely that you'll be able to grow any of the others.

How to Grow Boronias

The most important thing to do when growing boronias is to make sure they don't get too much sun or frost. These plants need the right conditions to grow well, so if they get too hot or too cold, they won't do as well as they could.

Most varieties also like soil that drains well. Since boronias have a lot of tubers and rhizomes, you can't let them sit in water. If the soil is clay or has a lot of water, you might want to take steps to make it drain better.

If you want to plant boronia in a pot or raised bed, choose soil with a lot of organic material, like compost or manure. Check out our reviews and buying guide for worm farms to speed up the process if you make your own compost.

Boronias also like it when their roots stay cool. To do this, you should put mulch around the base of your plant, especially in the summer.