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Not to be confused with the unrelated aquatic plant commonly referred to as the sacred lotus, the Lotus genus is a group of annual or perennial herbs, and deciduous or evergreen shrubs in the Fabaceae (Fabaceae) family. Members of this genus of around 140 accepted species are found worldwide in a variety of habitats from coastal to alpine. They have simple or more usually compound leaves and pea-like flowers. Common wildflowers in the group include bird’s foot trefoil, and they are also cultivated as green manures and garden ornamentals.
How to propagate Trefoil
You can propagate by softwood cuttings from early to mid-summer.
Seed in autumn or spring.
Other uses of Trefoil
Grown for their foliage and flowers. Attract butterflies.