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'Southern Shores' Butterfly Bush

Polygala fruticosa 'Southern Shores'

Also known as

Heart-Leaf Polygala

Full Sun
Easy care


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

'Southern Shores' Butterfly Bush Overview

Many people are familiar with the hardy coastal shrub, Polygala myrtifolia which is useful addition to indigenous gardens. Kirstenbosch staff have now selected a form of Polygala fruticosa, a similar species, which makes an even better garden plant. This selected form has been given the name 'Southern Shores'.

Special features of 'Southern Shores' Butterfly Bush

Drought resistant

Attracts bees