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What is this To help gardeners understand which plants will grow well for them, the entire USA has been segmented into ‘Plant Hardiness Zones’.

Pink Shamrock

 

Regular Price: $11.98

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Pink Shamrock is often called the Good Luck plant for its resemblance to a lucky clover. Blooms are deep pink-red and last all season long, and look charming atop their heart-shaped clover-like leaves. (Oxalis deppei)

Zones 3 - 10
Advantages
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Containers
Containers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Plant Size 10-12" tall
Bulb Spacing5 bulbs per sq. ft. or plant 3-4" apart.
Bloom Time Early summer until frost
Size Bag of 15 - Bulb Size: 5 cm
SKU EBULB15

Plant Information

Here's a particularly interesting and beautiful member of the worldwide Oxalis family, which includes all the wood sorrels and lots of clover-leaved plants of all sizes and descriptions. This oxalis is native to Mexico, but has been cultivated in Europe since Victorian times. It is particularly handsome, both in flower and foliage, and has lots of common names. 'Iron Cross Oxalis' is one, and 'The Good Luck Plant' is another. Each of this plant's leaves is a perfect four-leaf clover. What's more, the leaves have distinct 'iron cross' markings in the centers, in fact, some hybrids have a clear maroon splotch on each petal, forming a cross. O. Deppei's summer flowers are also edible, often used in salads.

Oxalis deppei is hardy to approximately zone 7, and it makes a great pot plant anywhere. Unlike many of its genus, this Oxalis enjoys full sun. It's slow to come up in the spring after winter, and begins blooming in July.'

SKU EBULB15
Common Name Pink Shamrock, Lucky Clover, Iron Cross
Botanical Name Oxalis deppei
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Variegated
Foliage Green heart-shaped foliage that forms a cross with a burgundy center.
Mature Height 10-12" tall
Bulb Size 5 cm
Bulb Spacing 5 bulbs per sq. ft. or plant 3-4" apart.
Planting Depth Plant 2-3" deep.
Bloom Time Early summer until frost
Plant Type / Life Cycle Annual
Flower Size Less than 1" flowers
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Advantages Easy to Grow, Containers
Additional Information Perennial in zones 7-10. Annual in zones 3-6.
Poisonous or Toxic to Animals All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested. Toxic to dog, cats and horses.
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

Shipping

Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

As soon as your order is placed you will receive an order confirmation email that will include your shipping information. We ship perennials and spring-planted bulbs at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennials and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or contact us by email.

You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Your order is scheduled to arrive at your door, fresh and ready to plant, usually within 3-5 days of leaving our warehouse, depending on your shipping address. We pack our plants to withstand up to 10 days in transit, in the event transit is delayed. We cannot guarantee arrival on a specific day. Please make sure to open your package upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

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American MeadowsPink Shamrock
 
4.6

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Healthy (6)
  • Low maintenance (6)
  • Accurate instructions (5)
  • Attractive (5)
  • Long bloom time (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Containers (6)
  • Garden (6)
  • Outdoors (5)
  • Patio (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (6), Casual hobbyist (6)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

SO EASY!!!!

These are great! They will grow anywhere! When in the ground they get huge, staying smaller in pots. They come back each year (I put them in pots and save them in...Read complete review

These are great! They will grow anywhere! When in the ground they get huge, staying smaller in pots. They come back each year (I put them in pots and save them in the garage once they go dormant). I even have them growing in my compost pile where I dumped some pots that I thought for sure were dead!

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Out of 15 Bulbs....zero plants.

Wouldn't buy again from this company, Waste of money.

Wouldn't buy again from this company, Waste of money.

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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

SO EASY!!!!

By 

from Burlington, Vermont

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Pros

  • Accurate Instructions
  • Attractive
  • Hardy
  • Healthy
  • Lightweight
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Garden
    • Indoors
    • Lawn
    • Outdoors
    • Patio

    Comments about American Meadows Pink Shamrock:

    These are great! They will grow anywhere! When in the ground they get huge, staying smaller in pots. They come back each year (I put them in pots and save them in the garage once they go dormant). I even have them growing in my compost pile where I dumped some pots that I thought for sure were dead!

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    All came up beautifully

    By 

    from New Mexico

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    Pros

    • Accurate Instructions
    • Attractive
    • Healthy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Garden
      • Indoors
      • Outdoors
      • Patio

      Comments about American Meadows Pink Shamrock:

      These came up far better than I expected and are doing very well in both pots and planted around my outdoor spigots. The ones near the spigots don't even need watering and are blooming beautifully. The leaves are very eye catching.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      oxa;is

      By 

      from Houston, TX

      About Me Avid Gardener

      Pros

      • Hardy
      • Healthy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Garden
        • Outdoors

        Comments about American Meadows Pink Shamrock:

        It's just about the only thing I purchased that survived the deluge of rain we have gotten in Houston this year. I planted it with jasmine ground cover because I loved the look of pink flowers peeking through it. The landscapers prefer to pull it out! STOP! Still seems to be sending up leaves so I have hopes for future flowers.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Shy Beauty

        By 

        from Soddy Daisy, TN

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        Pros

        • Accurate Instructions
        • Attractive
        • Healthy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Garden
          • Lawn
          • Outdoors

          Comments about American Meadows Pink Shamrock:

          Just right for tiny spaces and filling in.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          5.0

          Shamrock Bulbs

          By 

          from Venice, FL

          About Me Casual Hobbyist

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Large Bulb Size
          • Long Bloom Time
          • Low Maintenance
          • Pest Resistant
          • Reliable Growth
          • Vivid Colors

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Containers
            • Indoor Pots

            Comments about American Meadows Pink Shamrock:

            Every bulb grew into great looking flowers. They are perfect!

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Shamrock Bulbs

            By 

            from Venice, Florida

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            Pros

            • Long Bloom Time
            • Low Maintenance
            • Quick Growing
            • Reliable Growth
            • Vivid Colors

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Containers

              Comments about American Meadows Pink Shamrock:

              quick growing healthy bulb. Great colors!

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Super "Great" Shamrock Bulbs!

              By 

              from Venice, FL

              About Me Casual Hobbyist

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Reliable Growth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about American Meadows Pink Shamrock:

                  This is the firt time I purchased product from this company. I am so over satisfied, I'm ordering again!!! Keep up the good work!

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Out of 15 Bulbs....zero plants.

                  By 

                  from Oak Ridge

                  About Me Master Gardener

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Didn't Sprout Or Grow

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about American Meadows Pink Shamrock:

                      Wouldn't buy again from this company, Waste of money.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Get Lucky with this Oxalis

                      By 

                      from North Braddock, PA

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Easy to grow

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about American Meadows Pink Shamrock:

                          I got this oxalis to mix with another oxalis and it was great because it is a lot taller. I put several bulbs into pots and gave them as mystery gifts! People were thrilled when a lucky shamrock popped out of the dirt!
                          Every bulb came up. Very pleased.

                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Oxalis Deppei, The Good Luck Plant

                          By 

                          from Cochise, AZ

                          About Me Casual Hobbyist

                          Pros

                          • Long Bloom Time
                          • Low Maintenance

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Containers

                            Comments about American Meadows Pink Shamrock:

                            These bulbs arrived with fresh white roots already growing. They all came up and I have enjoyed them immensely. Years ago I had this Oxalis, but had to give it away since I was going to be on the road for too long. The friend I gave it to promised to give me some bulbs back when I returned, but this never happened. It's good to have this pretty plant back on my patio again. It's September and it's still sending up flowers.

                            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Super easty to grow plant

                            By 

                            from Jackson, OH

                            About Me Casual Hobbyist

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                            Pros

                            • Long Bloom Time
                            • Low Maintenance
                            • Vivid Colors

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Containers
                              • Indoor Pots

                              Comments about American Meadows Pink Shamrock:

                              I planted this shamrock in a pot that sits on the table on my back deck, and plan to bring it inside for the winter. It was super easy to plant, grew very quickly and has been providing wonder small pink flowers all summer long. Even the folliage is a beautiful bi-color that will be lovely without the blooms.

                              The 15 bulbs provided filled out a 6 inch pot very nicely.

                              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              4.0

                              Beautiful summer potting plant

                              By 

                              from Corvallis, OR

                              About Me Master Gardener

                              Pros

                              • Large Bulb Size
                              • Low Maintenance
                              • Reliable Growth
                              • Vivid Colors

                              Cons

                              • Susceptible to Pests

                              Best Uses

                              • Containers

                              Comments about American Meadows Pink Shamrock:

                              It will survive the winter if pots are brought in. It will look beautiful the same season when planted.

                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Great for the border

                              By 

                              from Newton, MA

                              About Me Casual Hobbyist

                              Verified Reviewer

                              Pros

                              • Long Bloom Time
                              • Low Maintenance
                              • Reliable Growth
                              • Vivid Colors

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Border Control
                                • Containers

                                Comments about American Meadows Pink Shamrock:

                                After I planted the bulbs I worried that the oxalis would look too "weedy." After all, I have to contend with the more ordinary varieties that keep popping up in the middle of the flower bed. However, the salmon pink blossoms and the dark foliage are both really quite beautiful. I planted in May, they sprouted quickly and started blooming in June and they are still going strong.

                                 
                                5.0

                                Beautiful and everblooming

                                By 

                                from Las Vegas, Nevada

                                About Me Avid Gardener

                                Pros

                                • Accurate Instructions
                                • Attractive
                                • Great accent plant
                                • Hardy
                                • Healthy
                                • Lightweight
                                • Versatile

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Garden
                                  • In containers or in beds
                                  • Outdoors
                                  • Patio

                                  Comments about American Meadows Pink Shamrock:

                                  I just love these. They always get comments from my freinds and neighbors. They divide quickly and I can't get enough of them!

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Personal

                                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Huge shamrocks with a hot pink surprize!

                                  By 

                                  from Oakland, CA

                                  About Me Avid Gardener

                                  Pros

                                  • Accurate Instructions
                                  • Attractive
                                  • Hardy
                                  • Healthy

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Garden

                                    Comments about American Meadows Pink Shamrock:

                                    Striking. Great for pots. Huge leaves and flowers.

                                    • Primary use:
                                    • Personal

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                                    To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

                                    • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
                                    • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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