Spotted lotus, lotus maculatus: care instructions

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The spotted trefoil or lotus maculatus is a very original creeping perennial. Here are a few tips for a beautiful, long-lasting bloom.

Name  : Lotus maculatus
Family
 Fabaceae
Type
 : Crawling perennials

Height  50-60 cm
Exhibition  : Sunny
Sol  : Ordinary

Flowering  April to September

Planting of the spotted trefoil

Sowing in place in the spring.
Bought in a bucket, the plant is put in the ground from May.

The spotted trefoil loves the sun The trefoil likes well-drained soils

Size of the spotted trefoil

Cut the stem under the wilted flower.

Water regularly but not excessively. In pots, wait until the soil is dry on the surface between 2 waterings.

About the spotted trefoil

The trefoil is creeping and its orange-red flowers give it a lot of warmth and liveliness.

In border, in suspension or even in massif, you will be seduced by this original perennial.

Repotting after flowering will stimulate plant growth. .