General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Flowers: Showy
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Other: Blooms intermittently throughout the year; some oxalis will bloom all year if given enough light
Uses: Groundcover
Dried Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Toxicity: Other: All plants containing oxalic acid can be toxic to humans if enough is ingested.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: bulblets, tubers
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

Common names
  • Silver Butterfly Oxalis
  • Wood-Sorrel
  • Love Plant
  • Purpleleaf Shamrock
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Oxalis triangularis subsp. papilionacea
  • Synonym: Oxalis regnellii
  • Synonym: Oxalis papilionacea
Also sold as:
  • Oxalis regnellii 'Triangularis'
  • Oxalis regnellii var. triangularis

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