- Oxalis triangularis, commonly called false shamrock, is a species of edible perennial plant in the Oxalidaceae family.
- An interesting feature is that the leaves close like an umbrella at night or when disturbed. The white or pale pink five-petalled flowers also close at night.
- The leaf is formed of three sessile leaflets (or very short petiole), obtriangular to obovate-triangular, glabrous, arranged in the same plane perpendicular to the petiole.
Flowering: Lot’s of small trumpet shaped blooms sitting above the leaves appear during spring and summer, which you can expect to last a fair few weeks.
- Temperature:15 – 25°C
- Light: Full sun or partial shade
- High humidity
- Rich, moist to wet soil
Full grown height: 10 – 20”