Canadian Burnet

Canadian Burnet

Botanical Name: Sanguisorba canadensis

En Fran├žais: Sanguisorbe du Canada


Colour: White

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.

Other Characteristics

Pollinators: Bees

Sun/Shade: Full Sun, Partial Sun

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.

An easy partner to many plants

Spread: up to 2 feet

Water: Moist or wet

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