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Can anyone help ?

Posted by becki1983 (My Page) on
Mon, Apr 19, 10 at 6:21

Hello
My son bought home a bulb from school and we have re-potted it , but we have no idea what it is !! I was wondering if anyone could shed any light onto what it is , we were told it should grow to about 25cm and the flower but ours have grown beyond that and not flowered !!
Many Thanks
Becki
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RE: Can anyone help ?

It looks like Oxalis. Often called the Shamrook or Wood Sorrel. There are several varieties mine has pink flowers. Planted in the garden here for ten years. Al


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RE: Can anyone help ?

Yes, looks like Oxalis Iron Cross maybe, pink flowers. Semi hardy outside here in zone 6.


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Thank you , hopefully it will flower soon :)


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RE: Can anyone help ?

Hi becki1983,

If temperatures permit, you might want to set it outside. It doesn't look like it is thriving inside so it will likely not flower as it is.

You might update your member profile and put your location (United Kingdom) in the one box provided for the Garden Zone. See, I am zone 5/6 S INDIANA
By putting the info in your profile, it will automatically be shown whenever you make a post, asking or answering questions. Just follow the Member Pages link found at the bottom of any GW page.

hth.

Sue

Here is a link that might be useful: Iron Cross Oxalis


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