White Prairie Clover

Dalea candida

Pure white flowers grace the top of this charming plant in mid-summer. White Prairie Clover (Dalea candida) is member of the Legume Family, and an important component of short prairies. Plant it along with Purple Prairie Clover for a colorful low-growing combination. …

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SKU
36820-03 / 16820
Plants 3" Pots
1-4 $5.99 ea.
5-10 $4.99 ea.
11-31 $3.99 ea.
32+ $2.99 ea.
Seeds 15,000 seeds/oz
1/4 Oz $6.00
1/2 Oz $9.00
Oz $15.00
Lb $225.00
Cultural Details
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture Dry, Medium
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Height 1' - 2'
Bloom Color White
Bloom Time July, Aug
Spacing 1'
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Root Type Taproot
Benefits Birds, Pollinators, Host Plant
Seeds per Oz 15000
Propagation Treatment Dry Stratification, Rhizobium
Direct Sowing Time Spring, Early Summer, Fall

Pure white flowers grace the top of this charming plant in mid-summer. White Prairie Clover (Dalea candida) is member of the Legume Family, and an important component of short prairies. Plant it along with Purple Prairie Clover for a colorful low-growing combination. 

Legumes such as Prairie Clovers harbor beneficial bacteria called rhizobia. The plants are able to capture nitrogen from the air, and the bacteria assist in "fixing" it in the plant. The plants act as a natural soil fertilizer when the spent plant material is left to enrich the soil.