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Dalea (Petalostemon) purpureum

Purple Prairie Clover

A prairie wildflower, Purple Prairie Clover is a heavy bloomer with intensely red-violet flowers at the tips of the stiff, upright stems. Being a deep-rooted legume, Purple Prairie Clover also adds valuable nitrogen to the soil.

SKU# 76750

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Plant - 2.5" deep pot

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SKU 76750
Common Name Purple Prairie Clover
Botanical Name Dalea (Petalostemon) purpureum
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Purple
Estimated Mature Height 18" tall
Mature Spread 18" wide
Bloom Time Summer
Ships As Potted Plant
Native Yes
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Clay Soil, Average Soil
Soil Moisture Waterwise
Amount of Rain 10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)
Advantages Deer Resistant, Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies
Ideal Region Suitable above 7000 ft, USA
Details
18" tall x 18" wide (seed propagated). This prairie wildflower that endears itself to everyone who sees it in flower. Purple Prairie Clover is a heavy bloomer. The intensely red-violet flowers punctuate the stiff, upright stems, adding a nice structural element to the garden. Being a deep-rooted legume, Purple Prairie Clover adds valuable nitrogen to the soil and helps keep it fertile for neighboring plants. Well adapted to many different soil types, even tolerating clay.
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