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Trifolium repens

Dutch clover

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Features

  • BloomsApril to October
  • Height0.1m to 0.15m
  • Spread0.2m to 0.5m
  • Growth HabitCarpet
  • Flower ColourWhite tinged pink,yellow
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Trifolium repens (Dutch clover). This is a low creeping, clump-forming species, with trifoliate leaves. The flowers are lilac and borne in terminal clusters in mid spring to mid autumn.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Other common names

White clover, Shamrock, Clover

Origin

Most of Europe

Interest and use

Fodder crop. Meadow Attracts butterflies

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Fertile, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH5.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

Cultivation

They are fully to frost hardy, they grow in sun or partial-shade. You can propagate from seeds in the autumn or by division in spring.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds in the autumn or by division in spring. Self seeds readily.

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