Lotus corniculatus - Bird's foot trefoil, Eggs and Bacon, Granny's toe nails

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  • Flowers attract bees

  • Plant for chalk soil

  • Plant for sun

  • Will self seed

Bluish-green divided leaves give rise to red buds which open to reveal attractive double, yellow pea-like flowers. Black pea-pods follow, which form on a bird's foot-shaped seed pod, hence the name. Flowers are a magnet for bees.

Prefers a well-drained soil in full sun. 

Height: 6 - 8 inches / 15 - 20cm                      

Spread: 6 - 12 inches / 15 - 30cm

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This plant is currently out of stock. Please contact us for details of when we expect to have more available.

Delivery Options

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  • Click And Collect

    Collection is available from the nursery by appointment only or from one of the events we’ll be attending. During May, June and July our show schedule is very busy so appointments are not always possible and also at other times if we are away attending an event.