Dalea purpurea (Purple Prairie Clover)
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Dalea purpurea

Purple Prairie Clover

Purple thimble-shaped flowers. A legume which provides the soil with beneficial nitrogen. Attracts butterflies, bees, parasitic wasps and grazing animals

Height: 24-36 in
Width: 8-12 in
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Time: July,August
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 8
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Characteristics & Attributes for Dalea purpurea

Attributes

Green Roof Semi Intensive

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun

Native Plant Community

Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie

Bloom Time

July
August

Flower Color

Purple

Flower Hue

Medium

Flower Type

Spike

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Fine

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Average