Canadian Burnet

Sanguisorba canadensis

Sanguisorbe du Canada

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…


In nature Prairies and meadows.


Companion plant suggestions include An easy partner to many plants

Caring for Canadian Burnet

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.

In terms of water, Canadian Burnet needs Moist or wet