Chocolate clover

Trifolium repens 'William'

Chocolate clover - Trifolium repens  'William'

Common Name: Chocolate clover
Genus: Trifolium
Species: repens
Cultivar: 'William'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Suitable for ground cover, Has interesting foliage, Good for wildlife, Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.30 m (30 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.30 m (30 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Pink
Foliage Colour: Bronze, PurpleFlowering Period: May to August

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

  • A vigorous form of ornamental clover that is perfect for edging borders or for use as a groundcover plant. It also looks good planted between stepping stones or paving. The bronze-purple leaves have a green margin and the large fragrant smokey-pink flowers are loved by bees.