Polygala dalmaisiana (Sweet Pea Shrub)
Family: Polygalaceae (Milkworts)
Species: P. dalmaisiana
Binomial name: Polygala dalmaisiana
Synonyms: P. myrtifolia var. dalmaisiana
Common name: Sweet Pea Shrub, Polygala dazzler
Polygala dalmaisiana is an evergreen fast growing shrub from South Africa. It grows >1.5m tall with narrow about 2.5cm long dull green leaves and flowers that are a purplish pink with two winged petals that surround the whitish-purple lacy crest. In warm coastal conditions it can bloom all year-round.
It is thought to be a cross between Polygala oppositifolia and P. myrtifolia.
The underside of a leaf.