How to grow Polygala myrtifolia

Polygala myrtifolia grow and care – shrub‎ to small tree of the genus Polygala also known as Myrtle leaf milkwort or Sweet Pea Bush, Polygala myrtifolia perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental hedge plant and drought tolerant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical, temperate or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+

Leaves color green in oval shape.

Polygala myrtifolia flower

Flower color purple in pea shape, flowers grow in clusters.

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How to grow Polygala myrtifolia growing and care:

Nothing special

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Dust for design and dead parts

Size of the plant?
1.8-4m, 6-13 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Winter / Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Pea shape flowers in purple color

Scientific name:

Polygala myrtifolia

How to grow Polygala myrtifolia

Growing Polygala myrtifolia plant

Polygala myrtifolia plant care

Polygala myrtifolia


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
  • Winter flowers
Flower colors
  • Purple flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
  • Tree
Plant Uses
  • Drought tolerant plants
  • Hedging plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13
  • Hardiness zone 9