Polygala 'Purple Passion'

Polygala 'Purple Passion' - Plant

Polygala chamaebuxus ‘Purple Passion’  
Add colour and fragrance to your garden with this beautiful Polygala (Milkwort) ‘Purple Passion’, it will really liven up your beds and borders. This hardy plant will delight you with a veritable ocean of purple-pink flowers with bright yellow cups during its flowering season of March through to May - an enchanting sight. This plant has a wide reach and grows to around 20 cm high, making it a perfect ground cover, plus it will also look terrific in pots and planters on your patio. Polygala is hardy to -25 centigrade and smells just delicious.
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You can plant Polygala (Milkwort) ‘Purple Passion’ in the ground immediately after receiving it - also suitable for a rockery or patio container.
Prepare a hole in neutral, well-drained soil - improve heavy garden soil by mixing in some sharp sand. Plant Polygala (Milkwort) ‘Purple Passion’ at the correct depth - the top of the root ball should be just slightly below ground level. Fill the hole with soil, press firmly and water immediately after planting. Polygala (Milkwort) ‘Purple Passion’ thrives best in a spot with full sun or partial shade, in loose, well-drained soil.

Polygala (Milkwort) ‘Purple Passion’ is great in the garden

The sturdy Polygala chama (Milkwort) ‘Purple Passion’ is an ideal plant for the garden. This evergreen plant requires minimal maintenance and blooms from March to May with charming flowers. Looks lovely hanging over a low wall or planted in the rockery. It is also looks cute in a large flower pot or planter.

Polygala chama boxwood 'Purple Passion' is also known as Milkwort. Polygala has its own polygala family (Polygalaceae).

Polygala (Milkwort) ‘Purple Passion’ is an easy-to-grow evergreen perennial. It is happy in a well-drained soil and although it can tolerate drought quite well it is best that the soil does not dry out completely.
Do not fertilise this plant – it will not be appreciated.
Regularly cut off the faded flower stems to encourage a good growth. Soon, new shoots will start growing. In the winter, protect this plant from frost by covering it with a layer of fallen leaves


Full sun
Partial shade
Growth height: 20 cm

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