Trifolium repens Purpurascens

Black Four Leaf Clover, Chocolate Clover

$12.95 ea. (3+ discount) $12.50 ea.

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Plant Code: TRPU

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Trifolium are ornamental shamrocks that are now being grown for the garden. Many four-leaf clovers to find in this versatile groundcover. Lively mounding foliage is chocolate brown with an edging of light green. In summer, dainty creamy-white flowers emerge. Our plant spacing recommendations are based on how quickly these plants will spread in their first season of growth.


Type: Perennials, Groundcovers
Height: Short 4"
Spacing: Plant 12" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Shady
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: White
Accent: Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Groundcovers
  • Long-Blooming
  • Shade Tolerant

Trifolium General Information

Trifolium are prostrate spreaders. Good over bulbs. Provides green fertilizer by adding nitrogen to the soil. Helps break up denser soils and prevents erosion. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Trifolium Plant Care

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.