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Oxalis brasiliensis

 
Oxalis brasiliensis
Brazilian oxalis
Common name Brazilian oxalis
Family oxalidaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z8)
Flowers pink (spring-summer)
Size 8-10"
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil, not too dry

Glossy mid-green shamrock leaves in a mound growing only 2-4 inches tall form the backdrop to the 1-2 inch pink-purple flowers. Plants go dormant in summer, with foliage re-emerging in late fall. It is used in rock gardens and as potted specimens.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following areas: left fence border, back fence border

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