Botanical Name: Polygala X dalmaisiana Add
Common Name: Sweet-Pea Shrub  
Plant photo of: Polygala X dalmaisiana
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type



Height Range

1-3', 3-6'


Flower Color



Flower Season

Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Intermittent


Leaf Color

Grey Green


Bark Color



Fruit Color



Fruit Season



Full, Half



Very Low, Low, Medium, Extra in Summer


Growth Rate

Fast, Moderate


Soil Type

Sandy, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular


Soil Condition

Average, Well-drained, Dry


Soil pH



Adverse Factors


Design Styles

English Cottage, Japanese, Meadow


Accenting Features

Showy Flowers, Specimen, Unusual Foliage


Seasonal Interest

Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall


Location Uses

Foundation, Patio, Raised Planter


Special Uses

Cascade, Container, Filler, Mass Planting, Small Spaces


Attracts Wildlife


Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor
Photographer: Dave Ryden
  • Description

  • Notes

This evergreen shrub grows to a height of 5'. Its leaves are blue green, and the flowers produced are pea-like, with a purplish pink color.
Planting Instructions: 1. Dig a hole 2 times the width and 1 and 1/2 times the height of the container. 2. Set rootball at ground level. 3. Prepare soil mix of equal parts soil and soil amendment. 4. Backfill with amended soil. 5. Build Basin and water.