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Oxalis depressa

Oxalis depressa

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10cm

Max

10cm

10cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Oxalis depressa Overview

A clump-forming bulbous perennial with leathery heart-shaped, grey green leaves. Funnel-shaped flowers are deep purple-pink in greenish tubes appearing in summer. Native to Southern Africa.

How to propagate Oxalis depressa

Bulbs

You can propagate by division of the bulbs in autumn or early spring.

Division

Seed

From seed in autumn.

Other uses of Oxalis depressa

Grown for their colourful flowers (which in bud are rolled like an umbrella), and their often attractive leaves.