Origin: Introduced US Wildflower
Other Common Names: Carnation Clover, Italian Clover, French Clover
Bloom Time: Summer
Height: 12 in to 18 in
Spacing: 12 in to 15 in
Light: Full Sun
Soil Moisture: Medium
USDA Zone: 3a-9b
Germination: No pre-treatment needed. Sow seeds just below soil surface at 70F and water.
Seeds Per Oz: 6000
Most commonly known as crimson clover, this wildflower is also called Italian or French clover in reference to it's nativity to Europe. This annual species blooms in a strawberry red, and it's delightful fragrance attracts bees by the score! A non-invasive, annual species of clover, it is often used as a cover-crop. In southern climates, plant it during your off-season, and watch the amazing results of this rich, nitrogen producing plant! The earthworms love it! Also a protein-rich forage crop for cattle and livestock, this gem of a wildflower is indispensable!