White Prairie Clover (Dalea candidum)

White Prairie Clover (Dalea candidum)

Unlike the aggressive clovers most people are used to, White Prairie Clover forms a tidy, tame clump. Good for pollinators.


Sun:    Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture:    Medium, Dry
Height:    2 feet
Blooms:    June, July, Aug, Sept
Color:    White
Spacing:    12-18″
Zones:    3-8
Benefits:    Butterflies, Pollinators, Birds

Design Tips

There aren’t many short, white native flowers, which makes White Prairie Clover a valuable addition to gardens. Clovers improve the soil by increasing nitrogen. It looks great when planted next to Purple Prairie Clover or other pink flowers.

Companion Plants

Purple Prairie Clover
Narrow-leaved Coneflower
Side-oats Grama