This large genus comprises annual and perennial, rhizomatous or tuberous herbs, including a great number of weeds.
Latin name: Oxalis triangularis
Propagated by division and by seeds.
Rhizomatous perennial herb with purple leaves, each with a central mauve to fuchsia-coloured blotch and light pink flowers in summer.
Grows in shade or part shade and in moderately moist, well-drained, humus-rich soils.