Desmodium illinoense (Illinois Tick Trefoil)

**NOT FOR SALE** This plant is discontinued and no longer available. This page is retained for reference only.

Pea-shaped clusters of flowers grow on stems covered with fine hooked hairs that are topped with pale purple/pink with a few white spots near the center. 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 bumblebees
Drought tolerant


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