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Crimson Clover
Trifolium incarnatum


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About Crimson Clover (Trifolium incarnatum)
Height: Up to 1 ft.
Flower Color: Strawberry red (unlike the deeper maroon red of perennial Red Clover)
Plant Type: Annual. Lives just one year. Grows quickly, blooms heavily, dies with first frost. Can regrow following spring if seed falls on bare ground.
Flower Type: Clover
Bloom Time: Early and mid-season
Is this wildflower invasive? No
Is this wildflower endangered? No
Is this wildflower edible? No
Is this wildflower medicinal? No
What is Crimson Clover's native range?
  Indigenous To: Europe
Where Crimson Clover is naturalized or can be grown
  Regions: All regions of North America.
  Zones: 3-10
  States:
How to grow Crimson Clover (Trifolium incarnatum)
  Soil preference: Adaptable
  Sun/Shade: Needs full sun.
  Moisture Requirements: Average moisture, well-drained.
  Instructions: This is one of the best quick colormakers for a wildflower meadow, and a snap to grow. Don't confuse it wil Red Clover, the perennial variety, and the state flower of Vermont. Red Clover is lovely in bloom (with large maroon flowers) but unsightly once the flowers fade. This smaller annual quickly grows and blooms with bright red flame-shaped flowers.

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