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Polygala chamaebuxus 'Kaminski'

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Family: Polygalaceae
Genus: Polygala (pol-ee-GAH-luh) (Info)
Species: chamaebuxus (kam-ay-BUKS-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Kaminski

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4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Groundcovers

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive esteve59 On Apr 10, 2014, esteve59 from Annapolis, MD wrote:

This is a really cool plant, I have owned a few varieties of it for the past 3-4 years....Last year was a brutal winter and it looks like "Kaminski" faired the best.
It only blooms for a few weeks in the spring but the bold ,dark purple and yellow flowers make it worth it.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

East Haddam, Connecticut
Vancouver, Washington



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