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Oxalis regnellii 'Irish Mist'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Oxalis regnellii 'Irish Mist'

False Shamrock

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Item #: 5349

Zones: 7b to 10b, possibly colder

Height: 6" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: South America

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.


This selection of O. regnellii makes a 10" wide rosette of three-lobed leaves, topped in late spring with a nice display of pure white flowers. In spring, the light green leaves are heavily speckled white, like my home after I hired a hungover painter. The speckles on Oxalis fade when the weather gets hot but return with cooler night temperatures. As with all O. regnellii cultivars, there is no worry of spreading or seeding around the garden...perfect for the rock garden!