The purple prairie clover Blooms during summertime and is highly attractive to pollinators including honeybees, butterflies, and others. Does well in full sun and partial shade. A drought-tolerant perennial with many purposes, including food for livestock. The flowers at the bottom of the spike bloom first, forming a wreath that climbs the spike as blooming progresses.
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Scientific Name: DALEA PURPUREA
Common Name: PURPLE, Prairie Clover
Plant Type: Perennials
Native Range: US, Mexico
Full Growth Height: 12-36"
Width in Across: 30-60"
Exposure: Full Sun
Blooming Season: Summer
Pollinators: Butterflies, Bees, Sun
Flower Color: Purple
Tolerate: Drought, Deer
Water Requirement: Low, Average
Soil Type: Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Uses: Prairies, Gardens, Walkways