|O. incarnata forms an egg-shaped bulb covered in brown hairs with whorled leaves. Blooms of medium size, pale mauve with a green tube, bloom throughout the summer months.
Oxalis is a genus of about 800 species. Many are tuberous, the leaves are usually three-lobed and clover-like. Both the leaves and flowers close up in dull weather and at night. May be used about the rock garden, planted in sunny corners or in a trough.