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Plant Details

Oxalis oregana

Redwood Sorrell
Zone: 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b
Exposure: Dappled Shade
Height: Minimum 6 inches, Maximum 8 inches
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A Cistus introduction, collected near Rowdy Creek on the Smith River almost directly on the California/Oregon border. This form of the native redwood sorrel grows to 6-8" in height, the leaves dark green above with deep maroon undersides and the flowers, smallish and pale pink in spring and summer. Works well in the deepest dark, dry shade, or in dappled sun. Happy to go dormant in the summer but remains evergreen with some water. Grows vigorously in winter. Cold hardy in USDA zone 7. An excellent small-scale groundcover.
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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:25 PM

From the feet of the giant redwoods on the West coast this groundcover oxalis has a classy silver vein in the leaf and pretty pink flowers on 6 inch stems.

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:25 PM

White to pink flowers. Green foliage.

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2 Nurseries Carry This Plant:

Listing Key

Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
Beaverlake Nursery Beavercreek, OR Email now 503-632-4787 Bare Root: X Container: 3 Cut: X Liner: 3 Seedling: X
Blooming Nursery Inc. Cornelius, OR Email now 503-357-2904 Container: 2