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Chilean Wood Sorrel

Oxalis adenophylla

Also known as

Sauer Klee

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Full Shade
Light watering
Half-hardy

H5-H3

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10cm

Max

50cm

5cm

Min

10cm

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Chilean Wood Sorrel Overview

Oxalis adenophylla is a bulbous perennial species with a clumping growth habit. Produces grey-green foliage divided into narrow, heart-shaped leaflets and rosy-pink flowers. Blooming in spring, the flowers are cup-shaped with rounded petals and paler towards the centre, with purple throats. They typically close in response to dull weather and at nighttime.

How to propagate Chilean Wood Sorrel

Bulbs

You can propagate by division of the bulbs or from seed in autumn.

Division

Seed

Other uses of Chilean Wood Sorrel

Ground cover, walls, rock garden