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Oxalis triangularis, Oxalis regnellii, Purple Shamrock, Love Plant 

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Oxalis triangularis, Oxalis regnellii
Family: Oxalidaceae
Purple Shamrock, Love Plant
Origin: Brazil
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersOrnamental foliageSpice or herbSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Oxalis triangularis leaves are a stellar purple, with deep rose patterning and a zippy geometric shape. Also excellent as houseplants on a bright windowsill for color all winter.

Leaves and flowers are edible as a pleasant and decorative addition to the salad bowl. The leaves contain oxalic acid, which gives them their sharp flavour. Perfectly all right in small quantities, the leaves should not be eaten in large amounts. People with a tendency to rheumatism, arthritis, gout, kidney stones or hyperacidity should take especial caution.


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Oxalis triangularis var. purpurea Francis

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Oxalis triangularis var. purpurea - unusual oxalis...  more
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This item is certified for shipping to California.
Grown in 6"/1 gal pot, dormant in winter

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$24.00