Crown Vetch (Coronilla varia) is an extremely fast and aggressive plant, Crown vetch produces a quick ground cover for erosion control with white to pink flowers.
This legume should be planted for erosion control in certain hard-to-reach areas such as steep, dry, rocky slopes and low-fertility soils. It is best not to grow it in places where there are other plants established as it will crowd them out.
USDA Zones: 4 - 10
Height: 20 inches
Width: 20 inches
Bloom Season: Summer through frost
Bloom Color: Pink
Growth Rate: Aggressive
Environment: Full sun to partial shade
Deer Resistant: No
Latin Name: Coronilla varia
Average Germ Time: 21 - 35 days
Light Required: No
Depth: 1/4 inch
Soil Type: Well-drained soil with pH 5.5 or greater
Sowing Rate: 1 lb per 1,000 square feet