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Lotus genus (Trefoil). This genus consists of about 150 species from temperate regions. They are either annuals or short-lived perennials and deciduous, semi-evergreen and evergreen sub-shrubs. They are grown for their foliage and pea-like flowers which come in a range of colours.
Annuals or Perennials, Deciduous, Semi-evergreens or Evergreens, Sub-shrubs
Grown for their foliage and flowers. Attract butterflies.
They are fully hardy to frost tender, with a minimum temperature of 5C. They will prefer full sun and moderately fertile, well-drained soil.
You can propagate by softwood cuttings from early to mid-summer or by seed in autumn or spring.
Mealy bugs, aphids, red spider mites.
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