Oxalis adenophylla

("Chilean oxalis / Silver shamrock / Pink carpet oxalis")

Oxalis adenophylla

The finely incised greenish-grey leaves of this species is quite unique and will get noticed in any garden. Very cold hardy but also does well in mild climates provided the soil is kept moist but well-drained. Divide overcrowded plants in Fall every few years to keep them vigorous and blooming prolifically.

What You Need To Know Before You Plant:

When Will This Flower Bloom?

Early-Mid Summer

When Should I Buy and Plant These Bulbs?


What Kind of Light Does This Bulb Prefer?

Full sun to partial shade

What Color Will the Flower Be?


How Far Apart Should I Plant These Bulbs?

3 in / 8 cm

How Deep Should I Dig?

4 in / 10 cm

How Tall Will It Grow?

3-4 in / 8-10 cm

Recommended Number of Bulbs Per Square Foot?


Is It Deer/Critter Resistant?


How Can I Best Use It in My Landscaping?

In borders and rock gardens.

Other Popular Varieties

Species only.

About the Family

Oxalis Family

Oxalis is an enormous genus with the majority of the species (there are more than 800) coming from South Africa and South America (particularly the tropical areas of Brazil and Mexico).

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