Canadian Burnet
Canadian Burnet features airy spikes of white flowers at the ends of the stems from mid summer to early fall. Its textured narrow compound leaves remain grayish green in colour throughout the season. It will grow to be about 24 inches tall at maturity extending to 5 feet tall with the flowers, with a spread...
Botanical Name: Sanguisorba canadensis
Nom Français: Sanguisorbe du Canada


Bloom colour: White
Blooms: Summer - Zone 5
Pollinators: Bees
Sun or Shade: Full Sun | Partial Sun
Plant Type: Perennial
Height: Up to 5 feet (160 cms)
Manitoba, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Quebec, Ontario
It grows well in hardiness zones:


Prairies and meadows
Water requirement: Moist or wet


This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. The preference is full sun, wet to moist conditions, and soil containing some organic matter. It can be propagated by division.


Spread: up to 2 feet


Native to Canada

Styling and Use

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