Copper Velvet Shamrock (Oxalis 'Sunset Velvet') in the Wood Sorrels Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 11 +4.4 °C (40 °F) to +7.2 °C (50 °F)
Plant Height: 6 to 8 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 18 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Lime green with hints of copper most of the year but in cooler weather, attains shades of orange, yellow, copper and pink.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Other: Blooms intermittently throughout the year; some oxalis will bloom all year if given enough light
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Terrariums
Uses: Groundcover
Dried Flower
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Pollution
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Other: All plants containing oxalic acid can be toxic to humans if enough is ingested.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Offsets
Bulbs
Other: bulblets, tubers
Containers: Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

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What other houseplants do you grow 4 by boojum May 27, 2013 7:06 PM 291
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