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Purple Shamrock

SKU: AM002807
per Bag of 15
Shipping begins the week of March 18th, 2024
Purple Shamrock is a mounding plant that boasts deep, almost black, shamrock-shaped foliage. Its contrasting, delicate pink blooms put on a show all summer long! Perfect for containers or a sunny spot in the garden. (Oxalis triangularis)
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Botanical Name
Oxalis triangularis
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Easy To Grow, Long Bloom Time, Striking Foliage, Container Planting, Small Spaces
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Height
4-6" tall
Bloom Time
Early summer until frost


Purple Shamrocks are 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. 'Purple Shamrock' begins bloom in early summer and never stops until frost. Its almost black/purple foliage creates a unique and dramatic statement in the garden. Try these beautiful bulbs in the border of your sunny garden or in a container. They are extremely easy to grow; however, bulbs are tender and not winter hardy. If you want them to 'come back' and have heavy winters (receive killing frosts), lift them in fall and store for spring.