Attract bees, butterflies, and birds to your backyard with Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea). Up to 30″ this plant sports 4″ spikes with bright purple rings of flowers that native pollinators adore! Purple Prairie Clover associates with microbes in the soil to fix nitrogen. This helps enrich the soil. An important member of the Central Prairie plant communities. A vivid US native wildflower for pollinator and habitat gardens.
Pair Purple Prairie Clover with White Prairie Clover and Plains Coreopsis for a real spectacle!
Plant outdoors Spring or Fall. Seeds will germinate when conditions are optimal. In good conditions, flowers appear the first year.
• A perennial
• Native to Central US
• full sun and sand to clay
• Moderate Water Requirement
• Sow Spring or Fall, 12-24 inches apart
• Zone 3-9
Purple Prairie Clover is native to the following states:
Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Wyoming.