This plant has no fragrance
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September Bush Overview
Polygala myrtifolia is an adaptive pioneer shrub that produces pretty pea-like purple-mauve flowers, flowering profusely in springtime (august-september in South Africa) and can flower all year round. Reaching an average height of between 1.8-3.5m, this species is easy to grow and a waterwise choice. It can tolerate semi-shade conditions and responds well to light pruning. Commonly found growing on dunes, rocky slopes, in forests, along streams, in scrub and open grassland. It can adapt to both coastal and inland climates. It attracts insects to the garden and can be used as a decorative hedge. An easy growing and rewarding garden plant.
September Bush Companion Plants
Gnidia squarrosa and other indigenous shrubs.
How to propagate September Bush
Sowing time is Winter. Sow seeds 1.5 times deeper than the size of the seed. Germination time is less than a month.
Take cuttings in Spring or Autumn.
Special features of September Bush
Attracts useful insects
Purple, mauve and pink, with white varieties.
Other uses of September Bush
A easy growing and rewarding garden plant.
Is used in Pharmaceuticals for its antibacterial, antimicrobial and antifungal properties.