White Clover | Trifolium repens

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


Botanical Information: White Clover

Let’s get to know our green buddy a bit better. White Clover is a small perennial plant that loves to spread its lush leaves and tiny white flowers across lawns and gardens. The name “Trifolium” hints at its three-leaf structure, a classic symbol of good luck. With its low growth and clover-shaped leaves, this plant adds a touch of nature’s simplicity to any setting.


So, where does White Clover feel most at home? Think sunny days and well-drained soil – that’s where it thrives. You’ll often find it gracing lawns, meadows, and even peeking through pavement cracks. This adaptable plant can handle a bit of shade, making it perfect for various garden spots. Its ability to grow in diverse environments is like having a green companion that fits right in wherever you decide to plant it.

Benefits to Wildlife

White Clover isn’t just there to look pretty; it’s a haven for wildlife too. The nectar-rich flowers attract buzzing bees, butterflies, and other pollinators. It’s like a tiny buffet for these essential garden guests. Additionally, White Clover provides a soft landing for insects and small creatures, creating a bustling ecosystem right in your garden. So, by welcoming White Clover, you’re not just making your garden beautiful – you’re also inviting nature’s tiny helpers.

Conservation Status in the UK

The good news is that White Clover is a common sight in the UK, and it doesn’t face any conservation threats. It happily thrives in fields, lawns, and gardens, contributing to the green tapestry of our landscapes. By planting this species, you’re not just adding a touch of nature to your space – you’re also celebrating a plant that’s doing well in its natural habitat.

Ease of Growing

Now, let’s talk about why White Clover is a gardener’s dream. It’s incredibly easy to grow, making it an excellent choice for those who are just starting their gardening journey. Here’s how to ensure your White Clover thrives:

  1. Planting: Scatter the seeds in well-drained soil in a sunny spot.
  2. Watering: Give it a good soak, especially during dry spells.

With these simple steps, you’ll have a carpet of clover adding a touch of whimsy to your garden. It’s a fantastic plant for those who want nature’s beauty without the hassle.

White Clover is a delightful addition to any garden, offering simplicity, wildlife benefits, and ease of care. By welcoming this tiny marvel into your outdoor space, you not only enhance your surroundings but also contribute to the well-being of local pollinators. Explore the joys of gardening with this species and let its green magic spread joy in your garden. Happy planting!

More Information


The Wildlife Trusts

Complementing Species

Spiny Restharrow | Ononis spinosa

Valerian | Valeriana officinalis

Vipers Bugloss | Echium vulgare


Additional information



Flowering Months

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Soil moisture

Dry, Normal


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