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This four-leaf clover relative looks like an oversized version of the lucky type you might find on the edge of your lawn except that each leaf is marked with a deep purple splotch. Cluster the four leaves per stem together and the splotches form a colorful circle. Iron Cross is proof positive that plants with non-stop jazzy foliage can rival those with the occasional bright flower. Easy, dramatic and infinitely mixable.
Oxalis are easy care and easy to plant. To get them going, just poke the funny looking little bulbs 1" into the soil. Add a little water. You're done.
This is a Leafari staff tested and recommended variety.
|Botanical Name:||Oxalis deppei Iron Cross|
|Common Name:||Oxalis Iron Cross, Iron Cross Shamrocks|
|Growing Zones:||Grow in zones 3-10 outdoors or anywhere indoors; perennial in zones 6-10|
|Sun/Shade:||Full sun to light shade|
|Flower Color:||Deep pink flowers, green leaves with purple|
|Plant/Bulb Size:||4/5+ cm|
|Bloom Timing:||Flowers 8-10 weeks from planting|
|Pkg. Count:||15 bulbs|
|Product info, photos and tips:||Oxalis / Shamrock Planting Guide|
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