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Oxalis debilis var. corymbosa

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Family: Oxalidaceae
Genus: Oxalis (oks-AL-iss) (Info)
Species: debilis var. corymbosa

Synonym:Oxalis corymbosa

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Category:
Bulbs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pink
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Mid Winter

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Chartreuse/Yellow
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral grovespirit On Jan 30, 2005, grovespirit from Sunset Valley, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

What I like about this plant: It is very easy to grow, needs little care, and has pretty pink-mauve flowers which appear in Fall, and sometimes Spring too. It looks good naturalized in lawns and/or meadows. It does well in rock gardens too.

What I don't like about this plant: In good growing conditions, it spreads and reproduces like crazy, to the point of becoming somewhat invasive. Therefore, grow it in a pot or container unless you want it to colonize the entire area.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Seaside, California
Brooksville, Florida
Clearwater, Florida
Gainesville, Florida
Hollywood, Florida
Orlando, Florida
Port Charlotte, Florida
Saint Augustine, Florida
Sarasota, Florida
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Greensboro, North Carolina



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