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Oxalis adenophylla

Sauer klee

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Features

  • BloomsApril to June
  • Height0.05m to 0.1m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.15m
  • Growth HabitCarpet
  • Flower ColourPinkish purple
  • Leaf ColourGrey green

Description

Oxalis adenophylla (Sauer klee). This species will make a small mound about 8cm high. The leaves consist of 12 two- lobed leaflets. The flowers are open and purple-pink with a darker centre from late spring to early summer.

Characteristics

Annual or Perennial, Deciduous, Herbaceous

Origin

Chile and Argentina

Interest and use

Ground cover, walls, rock garden

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy, Humus-rich, Gritty
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They will need a position in sun or partial-shade with mulched, well-drained soil.

Propagation

You can propagate by division of the bulbs or from seed in autumn.

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