Purple Prairie Clover - Dalea purpurea

Purple Prairie Clover - Dalea purpurea

  • $ 500

Also known as Petalostemum purpureum.

Features: This long-blooming prairie plant is a legume so it adds nitrogen to the soil. Its attractive purple flowers provide nectar for many kinds of bees and butterflies and its tasty, high-protein foliage may be eaten by mammals.

Light: Full sun

Soil: Medium to Dry

Height: 1-2 feet

Blooms: Aug. to Oct.

See more information and photos at Illinois Wildflowers and USDA Plants Database



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