Purple Prairie Clover

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Purple Prairie Clover

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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Product description

The Seed Savers Exchange - (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.

Characteristics: 

  • Perennial and hardy to zone 4
  • Plants grow to 1-3 feet tall
  • Bright purple blossoms mid-summer through fall
  • Grows well on most soils
  • Fixes nitrogen in the soil for increased fertility
  • 250 seeds per packet 

Instructions - Sow seeds indoors just beneath the surface of the 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 mid-spring to early summer. Very drought tolerant once established.

Start Indoors: In Early Spring

Germination: 10-20 Days

Plant Outdoors: 12” Apart

Light: Full Sun

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