Sanguisorba canadensis

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Buy Sanguisorba canadensis Canadian burnet: A star performer in late summer

This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: poor-to-average, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A north American native that is often found growing in damper areas along roadsides and in meadows. It will grow in most soils as long as there is reliable moisture. The shaggy-looking, cylindrical clusters of greenish-cream flowers open from the base of the spike and have quite a long period of interest. The hairy, pinnate leaves will often take on shades of red when hit by an autumn frost before they die down. It is perfect for lighting up a late summer garden and looks brilliant in naturalised planting schemes or mixed herbaceous beds.

  • Garden care: Divide plants in spring or autumn.

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