Attractive ornamental species of clover that is worthy of a defined spot in your garden. Trifolium huge silvery buds open to bright purple-red elongated clover clusters in a profusion of color. A magnet for bees, hummingbirds, and butterflies.
Trifolium are prostrate spreaders. Ground cover, good over bulbs. Provides green fertilizer by adding nitrogen to the soil. Helps break up denser soils and prevents erosion.
Prefers an average alkaline soil with adequate level of fertility and consistent moisture. Likes plenty of water but not extremes in temperature. Allow seeds to fall to ensure future generations of plants. Can be cut back to maintain shape and freshen foliage. Will self sow.