Botanical Name: Sanguisorba canadensis
En Français: 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 of 24 inches.
It flowers late into the fall when most species are done blooming.
Planting and Care Considerations
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
Water: Moist or wet