Australian Trefoil

Scientific NameLotus australis
Size and formA scrambling, zig-zagging, perennial herb or subshrub 30-60cm high and 60cm wide.
Flowers, leaves and fruitThe terminal umbel inflorescence has soft pink or white pea flowers. Leaflets light green with fine hairs.
Growing conditionsSuitable in well drained soils and a full-sun position. Very drought tolerant and resistant to salt spray. Grows well as a rockery plant.