Desmodium canadense (Showy Tick Trefoil)

Pea-shaped clusters of rose-purple flowers grow on stems covered with fine hooked hairs. Blooms are replaced by flat seedpods. Fast growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
2-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native