Dalea purpurea purpurea,
Purple Prairie Clover (Native)
Perennial, 1 – 3 ft. tall. Blooms in the summer with showy pinkish/purple flowers on elongated spikes. Has low to moderate water requirements. Palatable and nutritious, nitrogen fixing legume. Valuable in wildflower mixes, wildlife plantings and disturbed land revegetation. Plant in fall ¼ inch deep. 210,000 seeds/lb.
Named Release: ‘Kaneb’ (Cultivar) Released from the Manhattan, KS PMC in 1975. Selected for superior vigor and seed production.