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Polygala fruticosa

Common names: Butterfly Bush (E);

Native to: Southern Africa
Groundcover, Shrub
A small, fast-growing, evergreen shrub that bears masses of attractive sweet pea-like flowers

Polygala fruticosa

EVERGREEN

FULL SUN

FROST HARDY

MEDIUM WATER REQUIREMENTS

FAST GROWER

ATTRACTS INSECTS

FLOWER COLOUR:

AVERAGE SIZE:

0.4m x 0.4m

MAXIMUM SIZE:

0.8m x 0.8m
FLOWERING TIME:
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Polygala fruticosa

WILDLIFE & ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS
Attracts insects.
WATER REQUIREMENTS
Water moderately throughout the year.
MAINTENANCE
Low maintenance. It may be cut back lightly to neaten the shrub.
LANDSCAPING USES
GARDEN THEMES
Country, Formal, Fynbos, Grassland, Rockery
FLOWERS
FOLIAGE
PESTS & DISEASES
Seldom attacked by pests and diseases.

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