Polygala 'Purple Passion' - Plant
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.
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