Pink Carpet Oxalis (Oxalis adenophylla) in the Wood Sorrels Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Other: Blooms intermittently throughout the year; some oxalis will bloom all year if given enough light
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
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
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant


Photo gallery:
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2016-04-21 10:18 am. A charmer when it opens up.
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2016-04-23  1:58 pm. Delicate blossoms, with pleated leaves.
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2016-04-28  1:03 pm.  For scale, look at Elk dropping to far right.
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Location: Seattle WA Date: 2013-01-20growing indoors
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Location: Indiana zone 5Date: 2015-04-26
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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-03-30
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2015-05-30By the time the seed pods emerge, the foliage has turned a lovely
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Location: Patagonia, Argentina. Perito Moreno N.P.
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Posted by gg5 (Seattle WA - Zone 8b) on Jan 26, 2013 1:35 AM

This plant is really easy to grow, needs full sun (or very little shade)

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Plant Events from our members
valleylynn On May 13, 2016 Bloomed
I have had this plant for about 4 years. This will be the first time for it to bloom for me. Last fall I planted it in one of the raised beds filled with sandy loam. This seemed to make it very happy.
gardengus On April 25, 2015 Obtained plant
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