Habitat: rockeries, raised beds
Height: 10 cm
Width: 30 cm
Soil: with grit and humus
Most of the milkwort family are ephemeral little blue jobs, and with one or two notable exceptions barely worth a second glance. This one is more substantial, with woody stems spreading underground to give a low mat or done, liberally sprinkled with the colourful flowers.
|Polygala chamaebuxus is the parent variety of the species, with bicoloured buttercup and pale yellow flowers.|