A picture of a Crown Vetch

Crown Vetch

Securigera varia

Also known as

Trailing Crown Vetch, Axseed, Trailing Crown-Vetch, Purple Crown-Vetch, Common Crown-Vetch, Field Crown-Vetch

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

80cm

Max

15cm

60cm

Min

15cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Crown Vetch Overview

This is a fast-growing, mat forming perennial herb, The flowers are produced in a crown shape; the pink blooms are profuse from late spring until the frost.

How to propagate Crown Vetch

Cuttings

Propagate from seed, cuttings.

Seed

Division

Division of rootstock.

Special features of Crown Vetch

Ground cover

Other uses of Crown Vetch

Used for ground cover, erosion control and also found in grassy places. Meadow, fodder.