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Trifolium rubens

Trifolium

Trifolium rubens full sun

Denoting good luck, this easily cultivated perennial legume is quite ornamental. Bushy, upright clumps of signature tripetaled, medium green leaves, give rise to huge silvery buds, which open to become bright crimson candles of bloom. Borne on long stems, the soft flowers come in droves, and are choice for drawing bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Create a stylized meadow by planting it amongst Lupinus ‘The Governor’ and Pennisetum ‘Hameln’.

Blooms July–August.

Size: 2' 0" high x 18" wide; hardy to zone 5.

Trifolium rubens (P-1198)
Each $7.25
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