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botanical name:
Oxalis zeekoevleyensis
Oxalis zeekoevleyensis © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
family:  Oxalidaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.12m
width: 0.25m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: lilac
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
description:
Forms low mounds of slightly hairy trifoliolate leaves with heart-shaped leaflets. Rosy-lilac flowers with greenish yellow throats and yellow stamens, blooming from June to August

cultivation:
Moderately fertile, humus rich, moist, well drained soil in sun or part shade. Needs a sheltered position. Can be grown in a container.

usage:
Suitable for growing in a frost free alpine house.

other notes:
Native to South Africa