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Native - American

Dalea (syn Petalosteum) purpurea

Purple Prairie Clover

Plant Type: Native - American
Exposure: Sun Tolerant  
FULL Sun

A native Missouri prairie clover which occurs in glades, rocky open woods and prairies in much of the state. It features tiny purple flowers in dense, cone-like heads atop erect, wiry stems late June through September.


Height

12-36"

Spread

12-18"

Growth Habit

THRILLER (upright)

Landscape Application:

The perfect choice for beds and borders.

Dalea (syn Petalosteum) purpurea Plant Care:

Prefers well-drained soil. Long tap root provides good drought tolerance buts makes transplanting difficult.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 3 (-40/-30F)

Purple Prairie Clover Merit Awards and Special Collections

Purple Prairie Clover Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

MIDSEASON (May-June)

Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Average
Moderate
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
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