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Boronia 'Lorne Pride'

Boronia mollis 'Lorne Pride'

ORIGIN: Boronia 'Lorne Pride' is a form of B. mollis found at Lorne near Laurieton NSW. It is a dense rounded shrub growing to a height of about 2m. Cultivar first received by the Authority 21 October 1977. Applicant: ANBG, Canberra.

DESCRIPTION: The deep pink flowers are produced profusely in late winter and through into spring. Occasional flowers are produced throughout the rest of the year. The clusters of flowers are borne in the leaf axils.

DIAGNOSIS: Boronia 'Lorne Pride' is distinct from other forms of B. mollis because of its rounded and compact, much branched habit.

COLOUR CODING: RHS Colour Chart 1966 edition.

flowers: red purple group 68A.

ACRA REFERENCES: ACC146

Previous publication: this form of Boronia mollis has been described in 'Growing Native Plants' Volume 6, page 142.

ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 6 February 1978