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Oxalis regnellii ssp. papilionacea
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Oxalis regnellii ssp. papilionacea

Silver Butterfly Oxalis

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Item #: 6120

Zones: 7a to 8b, at least

Height: 6" tall

Culture: Sun to Light Shade

Origin: South Africa

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.


(aka: O. triangularis ssp. papilionacea) This form of the South African O. regnellii has long been one of our favorites, but getting enough stock to offer has been tough until now. Silver butterfly oxalis makes a tight clump of olive-green, 3-leaf clover-like leaves. In late spring and summer, the clumps are topped with short spikes of small white flowers...just delightful!