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Polygala myrtifolia 'Grandiflora' - Sweet Pea Bush

Polygala myrtifolia 'Grandiflora' - Sweet Pea Bush (Polygala myrtifolia 'Grandiflora' - Sweet Pea Bush)

This very commonly grown bush blooms all year and is very drought tolerant...which is why it's so common. It will grow to almost 8 feet/ 2.5 meter tall with equal spread. Photo taken in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA. on August 31, 2010.

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Doesn't look like much until you look close up at the flowers. Here in Greece I've seen it mostly in large pots. Adding this to my back garden.

3 Sep, 2010


I'd like to add it too, but ho hum. The conservatory is full already!

3 Sep, 2010


wonder if you could grow this in your garden? Delonix1 probably knows.

4 Sep, 2010



There's several varieties and species of this plant which grow here. Some have pink flowers and are very floriferous.

It's hardy...however, will not tolerate cold wet soil too well.

4 Sep, 2010

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