Dalea purpurum

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Purple Prairie Clover

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Fine, delicate foliage complemented by rose-purple flowers that bloom upwards.
Easily grown in average to wet soils in full sun. A thick taproot enables the plant to survive drought.
Fixes nitrogen in the soil and aids in soil restoration.

Height

1-3 Feet

Spread

12-18 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Interesting Notes

Formerly known as Petalostemon purpureum

Bloom Time

june-august

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

A wonderful addition to small borders.

When to Divide

spring

Good Companions

Stiff Tickseed (Coreopsis palmata), Switch Grass (Panicum virgatum), Indian Grass (Sorghastrum nutans)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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