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Polygala virgata, Purple broom, Persboom, Bloukappie

Polygala virgata

Purple broom, Persboom, Bloukappie
Family: Polygalaceae
Origin: South Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterPink flowersEthnomedical plant.
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Polygala virgata is an erect, evergreen shrub and grows to a height of 4-6 ft. A single stem is formed at the base of the plant and slender branches occur at the top. Drooping racemes of deep purple magenta flowers are borne at the ends of branches. The leaves and stems used in folk medicine.


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Polygala virgata, Purple broom, Persboom, Bloukappie
Polygala virgata, Purple broom, Persboom, Bloukappie
Polygala virgata, Purple broom, Persboom, Bloukappie
Polygala virgata, Purple broom, Persboom, Bloukappie


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Polygala vigrata - seeds

Polygala virgata is an erect, evergreen shrub and grows to a height of 5-6 ft. A single stem is formed at the base of the plant and slender branches occur at the top. Pretty pink flowers during spring-summer.
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