Wood Sorrel

Oxalis articulata f. crassipes

Compact evergreen perennial blooms over a long season, displaying stalks of small, deep pink flowers from summer through fall. Tolerates a wide range of conditions once established, including drought. Excellent in containers, rock gardens, or as edging.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 6 to 12 in. tall, 10 to 12 in. wide.
Bloom TimePink flowers early summer to fall.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic
Landscape UseContainer, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureNaturalizes Well, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 8

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