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Scurvy Grass

Oxalis enneaphylla

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10cm

Max

50cm

5cm

Min

10cm

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Scurvy Grass Overview

This is a clump-forming perennial it produces tufts of fleshy hairy, blue-grey leaves with up to 20 folded leaflets. The flowers are fragrant and large with white to deep pinky-red flowers from late spring into early summer.

How to propagate Scurvy Grass

Bulbs

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

Division

Seed

From seed in autumn.

Other uses of Scurvy Grass

Rock garden