purple prairie clover

 

Botanical Name Dalea purpurea
Common Name purple prairie clover
Family Fabaceae
USDA Zone 3 thru 8
Light Requirement Full Sun
Season(s) of interest Summer
Height and Spread
1-3ft x 1-1.5ft (30-90cm x 30-45cm)
Flower Color Rose Purple
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies (host plant for Dogface Butterfly)
Additional Information
Native range: Eastern and Central United States
Location in Lurie Garden
Southwest Light Plate, Bird Border – Columbus, Bird Border – Monroe