Purple Prairie Clover

SKU: 0965
$3.95 to $8.93

Item Details

Bright purple blossoms mid-summer through fall. Stunning when planted with Butterflyweed, Black-Eyed Susan, and any of the shorter prairie graSeed Savers Exchanges. An important prairie legume that fixes nitrogen in the soil. Grows 1-3' tall on most well-drained soils ranging from dry sand to clay.

  • Conventional
  • Perennial and hardy to zone 4
  • Plants grow to 1-3 feet tall
  • Bright purple blossoms mid-summer through fall
  • Grows well on most soils
  • Fixes nitrogen in the soil for increased fertility

Growing Instructions

Instructions - Sow seeds indoors just beneath surface of soil. Transplant outdoors no later than August 1 to ensure good root development. Also easy to grow when direct seeded into a weed- free seedbed in mid-spring to early summer. Very drought tolerant once established.

  • Start Indoors: In Early Spring
  • Germination: 10-20 Days
  • Plant Outdoors: 12” Apart
  • Light: Full Sun

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Fast Germination!


I wasn't expecting to see anything for at least a week, but within 24-48 hours after planting they were already making their way out of the soil! Now, a few days later there are many little happy seedling fully up! I'm so excited for these little guys to flower this summer!