- 2023 Indiana Natives
- Clover - Purple Prairie (Dalea purpurea)
Clover - Purple Prairie (Dalea purpurea)
Purple Prairie Clover is a staple legume of sunny, diverse plantings in medium to dry soils. This plant is not picky when it comes to the soil characteristics, as long as the site is well-drained. Typical habitats of Purple Prairie Clover include black soils prairies, sand prairies, savannas, and limestone glades.
Sun Exposure - Full, Partial
Soil Moisture - Medium, Medium-Dry, Dry
Height - 2 feet
Bloom Time - July, August, September
Bloom Color - Purple
Photo courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery.