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A picture of a 'Southern Shores' Butterfly Bush

'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

More images of 'Southern Shores' Butterfly Bush

uticosa 'Southern Shores'
Polygala myrtifolia
Polygala virgata

'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