Black clover

Trifolium repens var. nigricans

  • Black clover
  • Black clover
  • Flower name
    Black clover
  • Scientific name
    Trifolium repens var. nigricans
  • AliasBack clover, クロバツメクサ, ラッキークローバー
  • Place of originEurope
  • Place of floweringGarden, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is Black clover

Black clover (scientific name: Trifolium repens var. nigricans) is a gardening variety of a virgin crawling perennial "white clover(scientific name: Trifolium repens)" in the European origin and belonging to the Fabaceae family. It is a variant with black spots on green leaf. Distribution varieties include Atroperpureum (T. r. 'Aropropureum') and Pentaphyllum (T. r. 'Pentaphyllum') etc.. White flowers like white clover will bloom. Flower language is "Good luck".

Common name: Trifolium repens var. Nigricans, aka: black clover, black leaf clover, four leaf clover, lucky clover, Place of origin: Europe (garden cultivar), plant height: 10 to 20 cm, leaf color: black spots on green, leaf shape: 3 to 5 out biloba, leaf margin: entire, corolla diameter: 1 to 2 cm, flowering period: April to May, flower diameter: 0.1 to 0.3 cm, flower color: white.


  • Order
    Fabales
  • Family
    Fabaceae
  • Genus
    Trifolium
  • Species
    T. repens var. nigricans
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Butterfly shape
  • Leaf type
    3-fold compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeperennial grass
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 20.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.1 ~ 0.3 cm

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