Plant ID forum: What is this Plant..... If you know???

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Poinciana, Fl. 34759
Feb 27, 2018 10:00 PM CST
Have no clue about this plant... If anyone can help.... would much appreciate....

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Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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Feb 27, 2018 10:18 PM CST
Oxalis, one of the purple leaf varieties:

Purple Shamrock (Oxalis triangularis)
Wood Sorrel (Oxalis triangularis subsp. papilionaceae 'Atropurpurea')
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Feb 27, 2018 10:27 PM CST
I agree And, in your area, this will take over your garden. Sweet! Lovey dubby
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Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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Feb 28, 2018 5:07 AM CST
I agree; it is Oxalis. The plant responds to the environment by closing up its leaves and flowers. It does not to be kept too wet so be careful not to overwater. Full sun in Florida may be a bit much so maybe some partial Florida shade might be a good place for it. The plant also will occasionally take a nap - stop growing and appear to have died. If this happens just stop watering for a while; it will wake up and grow again when it feels like it.
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