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Purple-leaved Clover in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Trifolium repens 'Purpurascens Quadrifolium'

 

Purple-leaved Clover

Original:Similar to the white clover but this variety 3 to 6 green or purple leaflets to each leaf. Flowers are white and appear from mid-summer. New:A herbaceous perennial,Trifolium repens, or white clover, is a low-growing plant, often growing in grass, and which has white round flower-heads of small pea-flower shaped flowers which are sometimes tinged with pink. It flowers from early Summer to Autumn, and is a member of the bean family. It can also be used as green manure.

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plant Features
  • Purple-leaved Clover likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Purple-leaved Clover likes very little water

    Very little water

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

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Purple-leaved Clover likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Purple-leaved Clover

Latin name

Trifolium repens 'Purpurascens Quadrifolium'

type

Perennial

family

Fabaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Purple-leaved Clover likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

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

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Purple-leaved Clover likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Purple-leaved Clover likes very little water

    Very little water

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Purple-leaved Clover is 1.00meters x 0.10meters 1.00 M 0.10 M

Trifolium repens 'Purpurascens Quadrifolium'

Original:Similar to the white clover but this variety 3 to 6 green or purple leaflets to each leaf. Flowers are white and appear from mid-summer. New:A herbaceous perennial,Trifolium repens, or white clover, is a low-growing plant, often growing in grass, and which has white round flower-heads of small pea-flower shaped flowers which are sometimes tinged with pink. It flowers from early Summer to Autumn, and is a member of the bean family. It can also be used as green manure.


Planting

From Late Autumn TO Early Spring

New plants can be obtained by dividing existing clumps and these can be replanted from late Autumn to Spring in any reasonable garden soil in a sunny position.

 
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