Groundcover · Perennial · Weeds & Invasive Plants

Oxalis oregana

Scientific name: Oxalis oregana

Family: OXALIDACEAE

Common names: “Redwood sorrel”

Plant Type: Perennial, herbaceous in Victoria usually

Conditions:

Zone: 7-9

Light: Semi-shade – deep shade

Exposure: Sheltered

Soil: Fertile humus – average

Moisture: Moist – dry, handles dry shade

Aesthetic:

Plant Size: H 8-10″ W groundcover

Flower: White to pale pink flowers over clover-like leaves, all furl up at night

 

Propagate: By rhizomes and seed

Pests & Disease: Can get Oxalis rust, a fungus which causes pustules

Comments: Beware! weedy, fast growing, native to the Pacific Northwest

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