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Crimson Clover in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Trifolium incarnatum

 

Crimson Clover

Upright, annual herb with crimson flower spikes in spring and summer. Trifolium incarnatum grows to 0.5 m at a medium rate. It is not frost tender and is in flower from late spring to late summer and the seeds ripen from mid-summer to early autumn. The flowers are hermaphrodite and are pollinated by Bees plus it is self-fertile. It spread by self seeding.

 
plant Features
  • Crimson Clover likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Crimson Clover likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Crimson Clover is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Crimson Clover likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
Available to buy from 1 store(s) in the UK
 
plant information

Common name

Crimson Clover

Latin name

Trifolium incarnatum

type

Annual

family

Fabaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Crimson Clover likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Crimson Clover is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Crimson Clover likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Crimson Clover likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Crimson Clover is 1.00meters x 0.50meters 1.00 M 0.50 M

Trifolium incarnatum

Upright, annual herb with crimson flower spikes in spring and summer. Trifolium incarnatum grows to 0.5 m at a medium rate. It is not frost tender and is in flower from late spring to late summer and the seeds ripen from mid-summer to early autumn. The flowers are hermaphrodite and are pollinated by Bees plus it is self-fertile. It spread by self seeding.


Planting

From Late Summer TO Early Autumn

New plants can be obtained by sowing seed in late summer and will flower in late spring the following year, reseeding itself after flowering.

 
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