Oxalis triangularis Q + A

Last week I shared a post over on instagram of my Oxalis triangularis purple, in which I asked my readers if they had any care questions they’d like me to cover in this year’s annual Oxalis post, which has become a bit of a tradition here at HPH. And questions you certainly did have! So…

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In the patio garden : June + early July

I thought it was about time I shared a little more of my outdoor plants + gave a bit of a container garden update. As you will know if you read my blog regularly, houseplants are my thing + outdoor gardening is very much a hobby that I see quite differently to my indoor plants…

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Oxalis triangularis tubers update

If you’ve read my blog for a while, you’ll know that probably the staple in my balcony garden is my oxalis triangularis plant, which I dug up from a relatives garden a few years ago. It’s grown and grown and this spring before the plant woke up from dormancy, I decided to split up the tubers…

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Oxalis triangularis gets ready for Spring

Back in October I wrote a blog post on oxalis dormancy care, as for many, the process of plants going into hibernation for the winter can be quite alarming if you are unprepared or unaware (as I was a few years ago!). I wanted to follow up this post  with a quick visual update on…

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Oxalis Triangularis: the indoor/outdoor houseplant

This houseplant is one that I like to call an ‘indoor/outdoor’ plant because depending on the time of year, it occupies both of these spaces… at winter it lives in my kitchen, but come Spring it sits on my balcony until late Autumn. It’s the oxalis triangularis, more commonly known as the false or purple shamrock,…

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