Native - American
Dalea (syn Petalosteum) purpurea
Purple Prairie Clover
Plant Type: Native - American
Exposure: Sun Tolerant
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.
Growth HabitTHRILLER (upright)
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)
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