Oxalis enneaphylla 'Ione Hecker'
Oxalis enneaphylla 'Ione Hecker'
Oxalis enneaphylla 'Ione Hecker'
Oxalis enneaphylla 'Ione Hecker'
Oxalis enneaphylla 'Ione Hecker'
Oxalis enneaphylla 'Ione Hecker'
Oxalis enneaphylla 'Ione Hecker'
Oxalis enneaphylla 'Ione Hecker'
Oxalis enneaphylla 'Ione Hecker'
Oxalis enneaphylla 'Ione Hecker'
Oxalis enneaphylla 'Ione Hecker'
Oxalis enneaphylla 'Ione Hecker'
Oxalis enneaphylla 'Ione Hecker'
Oxalis enneaphylla 'Ione Hecker'

Oxalis enneaphylla 'Ione Hecker'

Sorrel

Oxalidaceae

Height

15 - 20 cm

Flower colour

pale lilac with dark purple veins

Flowering time

June

Foliage colour

gray-green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained, gritty

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

the species is native to Patagonia and the Falkland Islands

Oxalis, is the largest genus of the family, Oxalidaceae, with around 800 out of 900 species in the family. They are distributed around the globe, apart from arctic areas, most species are found in Brazil, Mexico and S-Africa. Few species are hardy enough to grow here in iceland. One species,  Oxalis acetocella, is native to Iceland and is a protected species.

Propagation:


Division in spring.

Needs a sunny position as flowers only open in sunshine.

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