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Lotus corniculatus 'Plenus' (Double Bird's Foot Trefoil)

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Lotus corniculatus 'Plenus' (Double Bird's Foot Trefoil)

Lotus corniculatus 'Plenus' (Double Bird's Foot Trefoil)

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Lotus corniculatus 'Plenus' is the double-flowered form of Bird's Foot Trefoil. Small, orange buds open into pea-like yellow flowers dot this mat forming spreader in early summer. Lotus corniculatu is another good choice as a lawn substitute. It's very adaptable to any sunny spot, even in poor soil. Mowing doesn't bother it. It's especially good in clay soil. Can be evergreen in warmer climates.

  • Height: Low ground level mat.
  • Spread: 9 - 12"
  • USDA Zones: 4 - 10
  • Initial Spacing: 8"
  • Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Foot Traffic: Suitable for occasional daily foot traffic.
  • Drought Tolerant: Yes
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Scented: Yes
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