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Securigera varia

Previously known as:

  • Coronilla varia
Phonetic Spelling
kor-o-nil-a VAR-ee-uh
Description

This delicate flower tolerates shade and is similar in look to a clover flower with if it's almost powder puff head. This delicate wildflower can be seen throughout Europe along the sides of roads and the countryside. This pastel looking flower adds delight to the fields and countryside of Europe and is often picked to put into vases. 

Interesting facts.

Season:

Summer to early fall

Site:

Waste places, roadsides, fields, meadows

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#white#pink#lilac#weed#wildflowers#meadow#roadside#countryside#pastel#Europe#fairy garden#whimsical
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#white#pink#lilac#weed#wildflowers#meadow#roadside#countryside#pastel#Europe#fairy garden#whimsical
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Securigera
    Species:
    varia
    Family:
    Fabaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Europe
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Weed
    Wildflower
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Cream/Tan
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Pink and white, pea-like flowers in a head-like cluster arise from leaf axils; upper dilated petals; side petals are often whitish
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    2-4 in. compound leaf; pinnately divided into 15-25 opposite, narrow ovate leaflets
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Green
    Red/Burgundy
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Lawn
    Attracts:
    Bees
    Pollinators