How to grow Polygala myrtifolia

Polygala myrtifolia growing 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

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Ornamental parts

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