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Oxalis triangularis ssp. papilionacea 'Francis'
Common Name: Purple Shamrock Family: Oxalidaceae (The Wood Sorrel Family)

Oxalis  triangularis ssp. papilionacea 'Francis'
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A beautiful perennial bulb with a bright, vivid purple shamrock leaf. This seed variant was selected and named after the founder, Francis. Grows to a height of 16' with a spread of 12 to 15 inches. Great pot plant as well as a ground cover though it needs to be planted in protected situations if it's in the ground. Endemic to Brazil.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Central and South America

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypeTender  Secondary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
Height8-12'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourBluish Green 
Soil MoistureMoist Average  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone6b-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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