Dalea purpurea - Purple Prairie Clover

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    Dalea purpurea - Purple Prairie Clover

    SKU: C12760



    The bright purple and gold-flecked flowers of Purple Prairie Clover appear in mid-summer. Stunning when planted with Butterflyweed, Black-eyed Susan and short prairie grasses like Prairie Dropseed, this important legume adds nitrogen to the soil naturally. Dalea purpurea is very drought-tolerant due to its deep taproot and it grows in most well-drained soils.

      Sun to Pt Shade
      1' - 2'
      Sand to Clay
      Dry to Medium
    Approx. 90 seeds per pack - 646 seeds per gram

    Attracts Butterflies & Songbirds!
    Deer Resistant!
    Drought Tolerant!
    Makes Great Cut Flowers!
    Juglone Tolerant!

    All Wildflower Farm seeds are hardy through growing zone 3, organic and non-GMO.


    Indoors: No pre-treatment necessary other than cold, dry storage. Start at least 4 weeks before outdoor night temperatures are reliably in the 10 C (50 F) range. Plant seed 3 mm (1/8 inch) deep in pots. Keep moist but not soggy and very warm (21 C - 70 F). When seedlings are 5 cm (2 in.) tall, transplant into the garden spaced 30 cm (1 ft.) apart.

    Outdoors: Sow seed 3 mm (1/8 inch) deep outdoors in either late fall or early spring.