Red Clover | Trifolium pratense

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1x plug plant (approx. 2-5cm above ground, 15cm of root structure below ground)

Enhance your garden with the beauty of Red Clover (Trifolium pratense)! This vibrant wildflower, known for its distinctive red blooms, brings a splash of colour and natural elegance to any landscape. Easy to grow and a favourite among pollinators, Red Clover is a delightful addition to your outdoor space. Perfect for both experienced and novice gardeners, this low-maintenance wildflower creates a picturesque meadow effect. Elevate your garden with the simple beauty of Red Clover – shop now and invite the charm of this lovely wildflower into your home!


Botanical Information: Red Clover

Red Clover (Trifolium pratense) stands as a botanical gem, gracing landscapes with its distinct triple-leafed structure and vibrant, globe-like flower heads. Belonging to the Fabaceae family, this perennial legume enriches soil quality and captivates with its pink to red-hued blooms.


This versatile plant thrives in a variety of habitats, from meadows and pastures to roadsides. Its adaptability to different soil types and moisture levels makes it a common sight in diverse environments. Red Clover’s willingness to flourish in mixed vegetation contributes to its widespread presence.

Benefits to Wildlife

Red Clover emerges as a crucial player in supporting wildlife. Its nectar-rich flowers attract an array of pollinators, including bees and butterflies. Beyond its visual charm, the plant’s role in enhancing soil fertility makes it beneficial for a variety of insect species, fostering biodiversity within its habitat.

Conservation Status in the UK

Red Clover holds a secure position in the United Kingdom, with no notable conservation concerns. Its prevalence and contribution to soil health underline its resilience and ecological importance. As a valuable forage crop and a nitrogen-fixing legume, Red Clover continues to play a positive role in sustainable agriculture.

Ease of Growing

Cultivating this species is a straightforward endeavour for gardeners seeking a low-maintenance yet impactful addition. Its adaptability to various soil conditions and resistance to pests make it an ideal choice for both wildflower meadows and cultivated gardens. This hardy perennial readily establishes itself, offering a burst of colour and ecological benefits with minimal effort.

In conclusion, Red Clover, is a botanical treasure that seamlessly combines aesthetic appeal with ecological significance. Its adaptability, benefits to wildlife, and ease of cultivation make it an excellent choice for gardens, meadows, and agricultural landscapes. Embrace the timeless allure and positive ecological impact of Red Clover, available for delivery across the UK. Shop now for a touch of natural elegance.

More Information

Cornwall Wildlife Trust


Species From the Same Habitats

Honesty | Lunaria annua

Nipplewort | Lapsana communis

Perennial Sow Thistle | Sonchus arvensis


Additional information

Weight 1 kg


Flowering Months

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Soil moisture

Normal, Well draining


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