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Traditional Medicinal Uses of Polygala fruticosa
Indications: Administered to people only. Caution: Harmful to people or animals.
Polygala fruticosa is a hardy, evergreen, shrub that has shiny, grey-green leaves with a red margin. The young leaves are a shiny, coppery pink. Attractive, magenta, pea-shaped flowers appear from Augustus to May making this a beautiful plant for a mixed border or as a container plant. Plant Polygala fruticosa in full sun or semi-shade. (Credit: Wildflower Nursery)
Arnold. T.H., Prentice, C.A., Hawker, L.C., Snyman, E.E., Tomalin, M., Crouch, N.R. and Pottas-Bircher, C. (2002). Medicinal and magical plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 13. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.