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The Purple Shamrock

The Purple Shamrock, A Lucky Clover Each year around St. Patrick’s Day the Purple Shamrock, Oxalis triangularis, appears at many local florist shops and grocery stores. The charming merlot colored leaves of this handsome plant can grace a modestly lit place in your home throughout the cold season, and sometimes they can come to the […]

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Plant Names and Why They Matter

“Most of us are bored with gossip and photographs of people we do not know. The beginner feels the same way about plants”[1] … The plant scene becomes more interesting when you understand the cast of characters a bit. To develop relationships with the plant players, you will want to get to know them as […]

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My Lucky Clover

OXALIS TRIANGULARIS …………………………………………………..Racket Shreve ………………………………….. I know that I have been very lucky to have had this lovely Oxalis in my life for so many years. Though sometimes these clovers are called ‘false Shamrocks’, Luck is where you find it. This is an ever  pleasing and easy to please plant that I would not want […]

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