Birdsfoot Trefoil ‘Lotus corniculatus’

‘Eggs and Bacon’ Lovely clusters of yellow/orange pea-like flowers. The name ‘bird’s foot’ refers to the appearance of the seed pods on their stalk.

The flowers are used mainly as a sedative and for other aspects of the nervous and cardiac systems. They have an antispasmodic effect on the digestive tract. In the Sannio region, Italy, the diluted infusions were used to calm anxiety, insomnia and exhaustion.

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Additional Info

Additional information

Sun Preference

Sun either Partial or Full

Soil Preference

Most Soils OK

Suitable for

Requires well drained soil and a sunny position.

Attracts

Loved by Bumble Bees

Flowering season

May onwards

Flowering colour

Yellow/Orange

Eventual height

15cm-25cm

Species Type

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