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Oxalis trilliifolia

Sorrel

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Features

  • BloomsMay
  • Growth HabitCarpet
  • Flower ColourPurplish white
  • Leaf ColourDark purple

Description

Oxalis trilliifolia (Sorrel). A low perennial from Pacific North America.

Characteristics

Perennial, Herbaceous

Origin

Pacific North America

Interest and use

Grown for their colourful flowers (which in bud are rolled like an umbrella), and their often attractive leaves.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

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

Propagation

Propagate by division of the bulbs or from seed in autumn.

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