Purple Prairie Clover – Dalea purpurea
$17.50 – $150.00 bag
Purple Prairie Clover is a native, warm-season perennial legume found on many prairies with varying soil types. This forb makes a highly palatable and high in protein forage for livestock and wildlife. Aside from beautification, the Purple Prairie Clover can be planted for prairie restoration for its role in nitrogen fixation.
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Common Name: Purple Prairie Clover
Scientific Name: Dalea purpurea
Light Requirements: Full, Partial
Bloom Period: July – September
Bloom Color: Purple
Mature Height: 2′
Soil Moisture: Medium to Dry
Seeding Rate: 4-6 lbs/acre
Planting Instructions: Site preparation is vital for allowing your seed to make clean contact with the soil, allowing for successful and uniform germination. Start with a clean, firm, weed-free seedbed to allow for uniform seed placement and an increased chance for faster establishment.