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Sweet Pea Shrub 'Petite Butterflies'

Polygala fruticosa 'Petite Butterflies'
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Trees & Shrubs Size Chart

Trees & Shrubs Size Chart

Compact evergreen shrub with rounded, grey-green leaves. Purple-pink, sweet pea-shaped blooms appear spring to fall. Use as a border, accent or in a container.

* Monrovia priced higher.

Plant with Butterfly Bush 


  • Landscape Size: 2'-3' tall, 2'-3' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zone: 8-9, 14-24
  • Growth Habit: Compact, Rounded
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Evergreen, Flowers for Cutting, Attracts Bees, Long Bloom Season

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Prefers enriched soil with good drainage. Dead head to encourage more blooms. Feed with a tree and shrub fertilizer before new growth in spring.



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