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anyone know what this is

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by TPnTX, Apr 9, 2008.

  1. TPnTX

    TPnTX LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,775

    looks like a loroetalum but clover shaped

  2. dKoester

    dKoester LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,341

    Oxalis violacea. Get rid of it because it spreads.
  3. TPnTX

    TPnTX LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,775

    thanks, lol I can't i need more of it because "she likes it". Guess I'll translpant it
  4. bullethead

    bullethead LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 273

    If you need more of it, it is available in Nurseries - I'm in texas and see it around.
  5. Dreams To Designs

    Dreams To Designs LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,406

    The best thing to do with it, if the boss likes it, is dig it up and put it in containers, better above ground or in the ground to limits it's spread. Once established it is aggressive in many places. Not familiar with your climate and soils, but I would check with the local extension office as to the status of this plant. Oxalis can ruin a nice planting bed in a couple of seasons.


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