Trifolium repens 'Purpurescens Quadrifolium'

Black-Leaved Clover

Photo courtesy of Swift Greenhouses

  • Black four leaf clover
  • Creeping foliage forms mats
  • Dark red leaves edged in green
  • Small white flowers
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Great Foliage
Great Foliage
Ground Cover
Ground Cover
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Rock Garden
Rock Garden
Full Sun
Full Sun

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Plant in part-full sun in well drained soil.

Vigorous grower

Can be used in containers

Height: 3-4 in
Spread: 12-18 in
Spacing: 12-15 in
Price Level 1: $4.99 ea.~3” pot
Bloom Color: White
Zone: 4-9

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Great Foliage
  • Border or Bed
  • Mass Planting
  • Edging
  • Low Maintenance
  • Rock Garden
  • Ground Cover


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Creeping/Ground Cover

Foliage Color:

  • Green
  • Black

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water