Northeast Pollinator Plants
Desmodium canadense (Showy Tick Trefoil)
We ship only to the New England and New York states. If you live near Fairfax, VT, consider buying at our farm, River Berry Farm.
Shipping will be in the order received. Please check the Home Page for updated expected ship date. Free shipping for 15 or more plants.
Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep.
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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).