Oxalis triangularis is a true beauty with deep purple, shamrock-like leaves with a hint of deep rose in the centre and palest pink flowers.
Oxalis triangularis is a true beauty with deep purple, shamrock-like leaves with a hint of deep rose in the centre. Single blossoms of palest pink appear above the foliage on delicate green stems for the crowning touch. A beautiful tender perennial bulb that performs well in standard well-draining potting mix indoors and out. Avoid full sun. Bright locations or light shade are best. Also goes through a period of dormancy once a year even when grown as a houseplant. All parts of this plant are edible but give off an acidic taste.
Common Name: Purple/False Shamrock
Family: Oxalidaceae (The Oxalis Family)
Zone Hardiness: 8-11
Light: Part Shade, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour: Pink
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America
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