Sanguisorba officinalis 'Red Thunder'

9cm pot £6.99
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Buy Sanguisorba officinalis 'Red Thunder' burnet: Rich red bottle brush-like flowers

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

    One of Piet Oudolph's favourites. In spring, the deciduous, feathery, green foliage emerges and forms attractive groundcover, but it is the summer when the unusual red flowers top the slender, upright stems that it really becomes a head-turner. Perefect for prairie style planting schemes, as it looks right at home in a swaying sea of grasses.

  • Garden care: Divide plants in spring or autumn

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Tall grasses and partners to gaze through in the autumn garden

As the days shorten, the autumn sun sinks a little lower every day and begins to backlight the borders, picking up detail and silhouette. There’s plenty to enjoy and seed heads, in suitably autumnal shades of brown and silver take centre stage, often last

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