White Clover, White Dutch Clover
Sometimes mixed with lawngrass or dichondra seed. Prostratestems root freely, send uplush cover of leaves with threeleaflets. Can stain clothing;white flowers attract bees.These colored-leaf varietiesgrow 4 in. high, spread indefinitely,and are used as groundcoversor at front of borders:‘Atropurpureum’ (also sold as‘Dark Dancer’) features blackishpurple leaves edged ingreen; ‘Green Ice’, lime greenwith dark green margin; ‘Purpurascens’,maroon outlined ingreen. T. r. minus is one of theshamrocks. All take nitrogenfrom air and fix it in soil throughaction of bacteria on their roots.
Lavender flowers precede foliage that opens pink, matures to lime and gold, then shades to green.
Native to Turkey and Cyprus. Sprawling plant with grayish green leaves about 1 1/4 in. long; reaches 2...
Native to North Africa and Spain. This little charmer slowly forms a dense, spreading mat of finely di...