A picture of a Trefoil

Trefoil

Lotus hisutus

Also known as

Hairy canary clover

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

    Trefoil Overview

    This is a rounded to spreading silver-hairy subshrub with pinnate, densely hairy, grey-green leaves. In summer and early autumn it produces axillary and terminal umbels of 4-10 pea-like, pink-flushed, creamy white flowers.

    Common problems with Trefoil

    How to propagate Trefoil

    Cuttings

    You can propagate by softwood cuttings from early to mid-summer.

    Seed

    Seed in autumn or spring.

    Other uses of Trefoil

    Grown for their foliage and flowers. Attract butterflies.