Desmodium canadense (Showy Tick Trefoil)
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Desmodium canadense (NGN)

Showy Tick Trefoil

Loose elongated clusters of delicate pea-blossom shaped flowers in pink or light purple. Prefers full sun and well- drained to moist soil.
Height: 3-4 ft
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Time: July,August
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 8
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Plant Habit
Upright
Light Conditions
Sun
Native Plant Community
Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie
Flower Color
Pink
Flower Hue
Medium
Flower Height
3' to 4'
Flower Type
Raceme
Foliage Color
Green
Leaf Texture
Medium
Prune Time
Jan/Feb/March
Flower Form
Single
Flower Size
3/4"
Growth Rate
Average

Possible Substitution Plants

Rosa blanda
Physostegia virginiana ssp. virginiana
Physostegia virginiana