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Red Clover Seeds - Trifolium pratense - Wildflower

Red Clover Seeds - Trifolium pratense - Wildflower
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Type: Perennial
Approximate height: Up to 50 cm
Flowering Time: Summer to early autumn
Site and soil type: Moist but well-drained soil in sunshine
When to sow: Spring to early autumn
Where to sow: Outside, direct into soil or under cover, into trays, modules or pots.
Packet contents: Approximately 750 seeds / 1.5 g

Also known as Bee Bread, Cow Grass, Pinkies, Suckles and Sugar Plum, Red Clover has trifoliate leaves and pink flowers which are a great source of nectar for bees and other insects.

The leaves have a white “V” shaped marking.

A much larger and more vigorous plant than white clover.

  provides food for the following creatures: 

  • Bumblebees
  • Belted Beauty moth    🐛 
  • An "RHS Plants for Pollinators" plant **

All our seed packets include sowing instructions.

Jemima’s Garden seeds are plastic free and reyclable. They’re contained in an inner glassine envelope, (made from pine wood cellulose), and an outer Kraft paper seed packet. Any shipping packaging is also plastic free and recyclable.

Key to symbols:

🐛 A food plant for the caterpillar

🦋 Provides nectar for the adult moth or butterfly

🦇 Listed in: Bat Conservation Trust Encouraging bats, A guide for bat-friendly gardening and living

🦇 (RHS)  Listed in the RHS Plants for Bats list

** RHS Plants for Pollinators. The RHS Plants for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects. Find out more at

** The Royal Horticultural Society, and its logo, are trade marks of The Royal Horticultural Society (Registered Charity No 222879/SC038262) and used under licence.