Oxalis versicolor growing herbaceous geophyte of the genus Oxalis also known as Candy cane sorrel, Oxalis versicolor perennial summer deciduous plant, used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 6-10.
Leaves color green in in linear shape.
Oxalis versicolor flower
Flower color white but under the petals and when the flower almost open there is pattern of red and white with 5 petal the petals emerged together in the base of the flower, the size of the flower 2-3 cm, the flowers grow on cluster.
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Requirements for Oxalis versicolor growing and care:
Cool weather, well-drained soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Bulb/ Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Invasive, contain oxalic acid
Recommended planting season?
Autumn, winter, spring
Pests and diseases:
Powdery mildew, fungal
Spring / Summer
How to prune a Oxalis versicolor:
Size of the plant?
20-35 cm, 8-14 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half Shade / Full Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Autumn / Winter / Spring
General information about the flower
White flowers but under the petals and when the flower almost open there is pattern of red and white with 5 petals the petals emerged together in the base of the flower, the size of the flower 2-4 cm, the flowers grow on cluster