Wood Sorrel (Oxalis debilis) in the Wood Sorrels Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Leaves: Other: Appear as four-leaved clovers
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Blooms intermittently throughout the year; some oxalis will bloom all year if given enough light
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Groundcover
Dried Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Toxicity: Other: Edible
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: bulblets, tubers
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

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Posted by gingin (Fountain, Florida - Zone 8b) on Nov 11, 2011 1:43 PM

Some would consider this invasive. I suppose to an extent it is. It has popped up in many of my pots, but I really don't mind as I love the pretty flowers. It's a nice groundcover under taller potted plants.

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