Purple Prairie Clover

Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Dalea purpurea
Common Name: Purple Prairie Clover
Type: Herbaceous Perennial
Garden: Iris Meadow
Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Bloom Time: June to August
Height: 12-36 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun
Soil Conditions: Tolerates periodic drought, Average well-drained soil
Flower Color: Purple
Wildlife: Butterflies
Special Characteristics:
  • Drought tolerant due to thick tap root
Potential Pests: None
Serious Pests: None Serious
Potential Diseases: None
Serious Diseases: None Serious