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Showy Tick Trefoil - Desmodium canadense

Regular price $6.00

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Phonetic: des-MOH-dee-um ka-na-DEN-see

Plant Description Coming Soon

  • Hardiness Zone:  3-7
  • Native Northeast Region: USDA Database
  • Sun Exposure:  Full, Partial
  • Flower Color:  Pink
  • Bloom Time:  July, August
  • Soil Type:  Medium
  • Mature Plant Size:  3-5'H, 2-3'W
  • Plant Spacing:  2'
  • Host Plant:  Eastern Tailed Blue, Gray Hairstreak, Silver Spotted Skipper, Swarthy Skipper, Sweetclover Root Borer Moth
  • Attracts:  Bess, Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
  • Advantages:  Clay soil and drought tolerant, cut flower
  • Landscape Uses:  Mass planting, meadows, wild flower gardens
  • Companion Plants:  Black Eyed Susan, Goldenrods, Joe Pye Weed, Obedient Plant