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Sweet Pea Shrub 'Petite Butterflies'

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Masses of vibrant purplish-magenta pea-like flowers adorn the compact mound of gray-green leaves for much of the year. A wonderful patio container plant and useful for mass plantings or mixed into a flowering perennial garden. Evergreen. Photo credit: Richard Shiell


  • Full Sun, Partial Sun

  • Low

  • Height
    3 - 5 feet

  • Spread
    2—4 feet

Availability: Out of stock



Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

Brand Monrovia
Botanical Name Polygala fruticosa 'Petite Butterflies'
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Subtype EVERGREEN EARLY FLOWERING SHRUB
Foliage Color Gray-Green
Light Needs Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Low
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones 9 - 10
Height 3 - 5 feet
Spread 2—4 feet
Special Uses Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses Container
Flower Color Purplish-Pink
Bloom Time Spring, Summer

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