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Trifolium repens Atropurpureum (Bronze Dutch Clover)

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Trifolium repens Atropurpureum (Bronze Dutch Clover)

Trifolium repens Atropurpureum (Bronze Dutch Clover)

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Looking for a lucky 4-leaf clover. Trifolium repens atropurpureum can give you a carpet of them. The dark reddish leaves are edged in green and accented with white clover flowers in the summer. It has a multitude of common names, Bronze Dutch Clover, White Dutch Clover, Black Shamrock... Proven Winners has a selection called 'Dark Dancer'. Whatever the name, this is a particularly attractive plant for its foliage, which looks good along edges, between pavers and even in pots. It's also good for erosion control. It can be evergreen in warmer climates.

  • Height: 3 - 6"
  • Spread: 12 - 18"
  • USDA Zones: 4 - 8
  • Initial Spacing: 8"
  • Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Flower Color: White
  • Foot Traffic: Suitable for occasional daily foot traffic.
  • Drought Tolerant: Yes
  • Deer Resistant: No
  • Scented: No
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