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Oxalis violacea /Violet Wood Sorrel

Oxalis violacea  / Oxalis violacea
Lavender colored flowers and foliage
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Lavender colored flowers and foliage

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Scientific Name: Oxalis violacea
Common Name: Violet Wood Sorrel
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Pink
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Colorful pink flowers present in spring and early summer on low growing plants. It may have repeat blooms in fall. Spreads rapidly by underground runners as well as from multiplying bulbs. Can become an invasive pest in gardens. The leaves have been used in garden salads.