Birdsfoot trefoil

£3.30

Birdsfoot trefoil is a very important plant in the meadow, for nectar and for caterpillar food. It is low growing with beautiful yellow flowers. The flowers  then change to orange as they mature . It is very adaptable and will grow in a range of soil types.

Lotus corniculatus
Perennial
Yellow
Sun
Height : 35cm
Flowering period : May – September
This is a good source of nectar:

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Other features:
The flower buds of Birdsfoot trefoil are tinged red from late spring to early autumn and is commonly known as “eggs & bacon”.

Wildlife attracted:
Butterflies that rely on Birdsfoot trefoil are the Dingy skipper, Wood white, Clouded yellow, Green hairstreak and Common blue.

 

Additional information

Size

9cm pot, 6 plug plants