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Myrtifolia | Shrub | Polygala | Garden Beauty

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Polygala myrtifolia

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At a Glance

- Polyagala myrtifolia
- Stunning unusual flowers all Summer
- Long flowering period
- Trouble free
- Ideal patio container plant

Plant Information

Polygala myrtifolia, also known as a Sweet Pea Bush. Erect bushy evergreen shrub with leathery dark green leaves. Produces racemes of purple pea like flowers from late spring through to late summer.

Polygala myrtifolius requires a sheltered position and protecting from frost.


Genus: Polygala
Variety: myrtifolia
Category: Shrub
Reference: pomyr

Height & Spread: 1 x 1.25m
Flower Colour: Pink
Foliage: Evergreen
Soil Type: Most
Aspect: full sun to light shade
Season of Interest: all year round

Colours and sizes are approximate and are intended as a guideline and may vary according to local conditions


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Polygala myrtifolia

Polyagala myrtifolia, Stunning unusual flowers all Summer, Long flowering period, Trouble free, Ideal patio container plant