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White Clover Seeds - Trifolium repens - Wildflower

Type: Perennial
Approximate height: Up to 40 cm
Flowering Time: May to October
Site and soil type: Any soil type in sun as long as well-drained
When to sow: Spring through to early autumn
Where to sow: Outside, direct into soil or under cover, into trays, modules or pots.
Packet contents: Approximately 1200 seeds / 1 g

Also known as Honey stalks, Lamb's suckling or Sheep's gowan, White clover is a common wildflower mostly found in grassy areas.

The leaves are one of the foodplants of the common blue butterfly and are sometimes collected by wood mice.

White clover flowers from May to autumn and are loved by many different kinds of bumblebee.

White clover  attracts / provides food for the following creatures:

  • Shorter-tongued bumblees and honeybees
  • Common Blue butterfly 🐛
  • Moths including:  Belted Beauty moth 🐛, Black Rustic moth 🐛, Burnet Companion moth 🐛,     Common Heath moth 🐛,  Dot Moth 🐛, Latticed Heath moth 🐛, Mother Shipton Moth 🐛,      Narrow-bordered Five-spot Burnet moth 🐛, Shaded Broad-bar moth 🦋 and Silver Y 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.