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Oxalis triangularis (Xalis Series) ‘Burgundy Wine’

Purple shamrock 'Burgundy Wine'

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Features

  • BloomsMay to July
  • Height0.25m
  • Spread0.3m
  • Speed of GrowthModerate
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourBurgundy

Description

Oxalis triangularis (Xalis Series) ‘Burgundy Wine’ (Purple shamrock 'Burgundy Wine'). This is a compact, purple-leaved shamrock with white, funnel shaped, five-petalled flowers arriving in summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Semi-evergreen, Bulb, Herbaceous

Origin

S.Africa & S.America

Interest and use

Grown for attractive foliage and flowers.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They are fully hardy to frost tender, min 5C, and will need full sun or semi-shade with well drained soil.

Propagation

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

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