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Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea)

Dalea purpureum
SKU: HC014680
per Plant - 2.5" Pot
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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. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
key features
Botanical Name
Dalea purpureum
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Easy To Grow, Naturalizes, Rock Gardens
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
18" tall
Bloom Time


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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