Prairie, Purple Prairie Clover

Catalog #0965

5839

(Dalea purpurea) Bright purple blossoms mid-summer through fall. Stunning when planted with Butterflyweed, Black- Eyed Susan, and any of the shorter prairie grasses. An important prairie legume that fixes nitrogen in the soil. Grows 1-3' tall on most well-drained soils ranging from dry sand to clay. Perennial. Hardy to zone 4.
START INDOORS
In Early Spring
GERMINATION
10-20 Days
PLANT OUTDOORS
12" Apart
LIGHT
Full Sun

Green Thumb Tip
Sow seeds indoors just beneath surface of soil. Transplant outdoors no later than August 1 to ensure good root development. Also easy to grow when direct seeded into a weed-free seedbed in midspring to early summer. Very drought tolerant once established.

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