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botanical name:
Oxalis melanosticta
Oxalis melanosticta © Deeproot Plant Base
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synonyms:  Oxalis purpurea 'Ken Aslet'
family:  Oxalidaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.15m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Autumn
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -4°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
description:
Small alpine bulbous perennial forming a neat mound. Velvety grey-green foliage with divided leaves. Yellow flowers in late sumer or early autumn.

cultivation:
Very well drained soil in a sunny and warm position.

usage:
Rock gardens, raised beds, containers, alpine house

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