Lucky clover 'Iron Cross' (Oxalis tetraphylla 'Iron Cross')
Oxalis tetraphylla 'Iron Cross'
Oxalis 'Iron Cross'
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'Iron Cross' ~ 'Iron Cross' is a spreading herbaceous perennial with attractive clover like leaves with a central brown blotch. In spring to summer, it bears pink funnel-shaped flowers.
Plant in any moderately fertile, well-drained, humus-rich soil in sun or light shade.
Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Edging, Garden edging, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Underplanting, Wildlife
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Full Sun, Partial Shade
North, South, East, West
Prone to rust.
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Oxalis tetraphylla 'Iron Cross' is:
Pink in Spring; Pink in Summer
Brown, Green in Spring; Brown, Green in Summer
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