Oxalis violacea

Common name: Violet Wood Sorrel

Native plant

Violet Wood Sorrel is a delicate plant with clover-like, heart-shaped leaves and showy purple flowers.  Although its name would suggest otherwise, this is a prairie plant that prefers full to partial sun.  It is slow to grow at first, but will spread rapidly once established.  Its flower attract a wide range of bees and are visited by the occasional butterfly.  It blooms mid spring to early summer and lasts 1 to 2 months.

Limited availability.

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Per unit for pint growing method $4
Flats $45

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Plant Details

Plant type

Forb

Soil type

Dry Mesic, Mesic (Not to Wet Not to Dry)

Light exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun / Part Shade

Bloom period

Spring

Urban environment

Requires Protected Site

Growth rate

Slow

Flower color

Violet

Size

Mature height
4 Inches
Mature width
4 Inches
Max height
6 Inches
Max width
6 Inches

Additional information

Pollinator hot spot

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