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Polygala chamaebuxus

Family: Polygalaceae

Common names: MILKWORT, SENECA, SNAKEROOT

Native to: Europe

Plant

Type: shrub

Forms: erect, prostrate

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 0.48 feet

Max width: 2 feet

Flower

secondary color present, white/off white

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: part shade, sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

flowers in summer

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -10 to +30 °F

Water: regular