Plant from Mosta

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Plant from Mosta

Post by Glimbo » Sun Dec 16, 2007 12:22 pm

Anyone know this ornamental? It is growing in a bed by the seating area at the bottonm of the steps to the Mosta Dome (on the left-hand side, by the car park).
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Post by MWP admin » Sun Dec 16, 2007 1:16 pm

Although no close up of the flowers I suggest Polygala myrtifolia. Check it up and tell us if u r convinved.
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anyone know this ornamental

Post by Glimbo » Mon Dec 17, 2007 12:11 am

Thanks Stephen, yup - I know it here as a conservatory or hothouse plant, also used as a summer annual.

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Post by RB » Mon Dec 17, 2007 10:53 am

http://www.plantzafrica.com/plantnop/polygalamyrt.htm

It's very definitely a perennial here, and is widely planted because it is fairly drought resistant.

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Post by IL-PINE » Mon Dec 17, 2007 3:15 pm

yep it is polygala myrtifolia.
I work there :)

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Post by RB » Mon Dec 17, 2007 4:18 pm

IL-PINE wrote:I work there :)
Quoting Glimbo:

"...in a bed by the seating area "

Great job Pine!!

:lol:

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Post by MWP admin » Mon Dec 17, 2007 7:49 pm

You are welcome Glimbo and hope you find this forum helpful and fun. I'm ready to identify for you your next plant (from Malta)

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Post by IL-PINE » Tue Dec 18, 2007 3:31 pm

le, inbigh il-hotdogs quddiem il-health centre jien :-D

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