Boronia megastigma grows to less than a metre. It has small leaves and small cup-shaped flowers, which occur in spring. The plant is quite striking in that the flowers are bright yellow inside whilst the exterior is an interesting red-brown colour. The flowers have a wonderful fragrance and are used in the production of essential oils. The plant is traditionally found in south west WA between Albany and Perth
Plant flowers in spring and is harvested when 80% of buds are open. Flowers are combed off the plants by hand or machine.
The oil has a delightful perfume – an intensely rich flowery aroma with a sweet fruity character that is uplifting and refreshing.
It is a great addition to perfumes and aromatics due to its rich, intense aroma with long lasting properties
A top note golden brown, thick oil, it is usually distilled by non chlorinated solvent extraction of the flowers and leaves.