Dalea purpurea
Dalea purpurea
Dalea purpurea
Plants of the Southwest

Dalea purpurea

Purple Prairie Clover

Purple Prairie Clover is a slender airy perennial to 2 ft. with bright purple flowers. Wonderful dried, keeps its color. Nitrogen fixer. Deep rooted. Very drought tolerant. Wildlife food and habitat; attracts beneficial insects. Blooms midsummer. Soak seed 6-8 hours in hot water and sow in spring. Zones 3-8.

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