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  • Cathy Ramirez

    Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea) Native to prairies from Saskatchewan down through Texas A cousin to white prairie clover, purple prairie clover brings in a diversity of bees like you wouldn’t believe. Emily Dickinson once wrote, “To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee.” Pretty true, I’d say. Traditional Landscape by Jocelyn H. Chilvers

  • Kelly Tooker

    Botanical name: Dalea purpureum Common name: Purple prairie clover USDA zones: 3 to 9 (find your zone) Water requirement: Low Light requirement: Full sun Mature size: 18 to 30 inches tall and wide Benefits and tolerances: Long blooming; attracts bees and butterflies; tolerates full sun, drought and heavy clay soils When to plant: Spring through fall Seasonal interest: Blooms in late spring through summer

  • Madelynn Whittington

    Combining beautiful fruit, vivid fall leaves and low maintenance, this tree is a winner in the garden

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Prairie Clovers, Purple Prairie, Bees, Fall Leaves, Butterflies, Clovers Dalea, Traditional Landscape, Dalea Purpureum, Low Lights

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