Dalea candida (White Prairie Clover)

Tiny white flowers bloom from the bottom to the top of dense cone-like heads on top of tall, slender stems. Compound, dull green leaves with narrow linear leaflets. Nitrogen-fixing plant. Larval host plant of the Dogface butterfly.

Blooms in mid to late spring
12-24″ tall x 12-18″ spread
Attracts birds, bees, and butterflies
Drought tolerant

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Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native
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Lilac pink-pastel bell-shaped clusters of flowers grow atop and seem to nod from strong stems with narrow grass-like leaves. The bulbs and leaves of the plant are edible.

Blooms in late spring/early summer
1-1.5′ tall x 0.5-1′ spread
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees and butterflies

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Planate leaves emerge blue-green in the spring and turn green with touches of red as the warmer weather comes, then take on burgundy-lavender tones in the fall. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late summer
4-6 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
Drought tolerant
Deer resistant
Tolerant to juglone

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Bright orange/yellow flowers bloom on top of tall hairy stems, and give way to seed pods. Leaves are speared and narrow. Despite it’s common name, this particular species of milkweed has no milky sap. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid summer to early fall
1-3 ft tall x 1-3 ft wide
Deer resistant
Attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies
Drought resistant

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Vivid daisy-like flowers sporting rosy purple petals that surround a red-orange cone bloom on top of strong stems. Rapid growth rate.

Use as cut or dried flowers. Be sure to keep some flowers in the garden over winter, as the blackened heads provide cold-season garden interest, as well as food for finches and other winter birds.

Blooms mid-spring to summer
2-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Purple tassel flower spikes, green grassy foliage, moderate growth rate, blooms mid to late summer, attracts butterflies, drought tolerant, 2-4 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide, full sun.

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Green, purple blooms, blooms late summer to early fall, 3-5 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide, full sun.

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Tiny green-yellow flower surrounded by white bracts and followed by clusters of fruit turns bright red later in the summer. Glossy medium-to-dark green foliage in false whorls turn red to purple in fall.

Blooms in spring
3-9″ tall x 6-12″ spread
Attracts birds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit tolerant

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Tall sturdy spikes of densely packed, semi-double, pure white flowers rise from a mass of divided, dark green, deeply lobed foliage. Moderate growth rate. Upright, clump-forming habit.

Blooms early summer to early fall
2.5-3 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds

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