Northeast Pollinator Plants
Desmodium canadense (Showy Tick Trefoil)
We ship only to the New England and New York states. Orders are shipped mid-June through September. We ship within two weeks of order or by mid-June for orders placed before shipping starts. Shipping free for any combination of 13+ plants. Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep. Please email if you prefer to order/pay by check than on-line, see Contact Us below.
Common Name: Showy Tick Trefoil
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Larval Host, Hummingbirds, Birds
Light: Full Sun to Part Sun
Hardiness Zone: 2 to 7 USDA Zone Map
Soils: Dry to Moist
Flower Time: Mid-June to Late July
Flower Color: Purple Lavender
Notes: We most know Desmodium canadense (Showy Tick Trefoil) for the seeds that stick to our cloths and pets, but is beautiful and good for pollinators & birds.
Native to the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwest US: Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).