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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.


Commonly known as Tick clover, Tick trefoil

Genus of about 275 species of mostly deciduous shrubs, subshrubs and herbaceous perennials, mainly from tropical and subtropical regions.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - shrubs or herbaceous perennials. Grown for their loose sprays of small pea-like, white to purple flowers.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - none
  • Place of origin - tropical and subtropical regions.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
Desmodium - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of DESMODIUM


DESMODIUM elegans  >

Commonly known as: Tick clover, Tick trefoil.
(tiliifolium) - erect woody shrub with trifoliate leaves producing a profusion of pale lilac pea flowers in large panicles
£17.50 each
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