Birdsfoot trefoil

birdsfoot trefoil
Lotus corniculatus
Perennial
Yellow
Sun
Height : 35cm
Flowering period : May - September

This is a good source of nectar :
This is good for butterfly caterpillar food :

Price for : 9cm pot = £2.90 : Sold Out

Price for : 5 plug plants - will be available in May 2019 = £4.75 : Sold Out

Birdsfoot trefoil is a very important plant in the meadow, for nectar and for caterpillar food. It is low growing with beautiful yellow flowers. The flowers  then change to orange as they mature . It is very adaptable and will grow in a range of soil types.
Other features:
The flower buds are tinged red from late spring to early autumn.
Wildlife:
Butterflies that rely on Birdsfoot trefoil are the Dingy skipper, Wood white, Clouded yellow, Green hairstreak and Common blue.

Birdsfoot trefoil may also be included in our meadow plug plant collections.

Our plug plants will be available at the end of March; please contact us to reserve your plants

 

 


We endeavour to deliver your order to you within 7-10 working days of your order being placed; if there is a delay we will let you know.

Once shipped you will usually receive your order within 24-48 hours.
For further information on delivery please check out our delivery details  here and terms.
Some plants are only available at certain times of year. For any queries regarding stock availability please do contact us and we will be happy to advise.