Sainfoin ‘Onobrychis vicifolia’

A bushy meadow plant with cone-shaped spikes. Aromatic perennial with masses dark purple buds turning to paler flowers A good butterfly plant. A butterfly much loved by Churchill but now considered extinct in the UK, the Black Veined White is pictured in the gallery images.  There have been reports that the change in climate may now encourage these butterflies to the UK again.  Here's hoping!

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Sun Preference

Sun either Partial or Full

Soil Preference

Most Soils OK

Suitable for

Requires sun and well-drained soil.




A great butterfly plant.

Flowering season

July – September

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