Melilotus albus is a ANNUAL/BIENNIAL growing to 1.2 m (4ft) at a fast rate.It is not frost tender. It is in flower from July to August. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Bees.It can fix Nitrogen.It is noted for attracting wildlife.Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers dry or moist soil.