Family: Polygalaceae | Genus: Polygala fruticosa
type : Evergreen, Shrubs
sun exposure : Full Sun, Partial Shade
water : Regular Water
planting zones : CS (Coastal South) / Zone 9, TS (Tropical South) / Zone 10, TS (Tropical South) / Zone 11
Plant Details

South African native grown for colorful, asymmetrical flowers that look somewhat like sweet peas (Lathyrus). Dense growth to 23 feet high and wide. Inch-long, rounded leaves are gray-green. Purplish pink, sweet peashaped blooms are about 1 inches across, with a pale pink central crest. Blooms almost year-round in mildest areas, spring to fall elsewhere. Plant in well-drained soil. Excellent near coast. Good cut flower. 'Petite Butterfly' is the selection most often found in nurseries.

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