Spring Garden Tips

Canadian Burnet

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Botanical Name

Sanguisorba canadensis

Hardiness

Zones 3 to 8

Height

4 to 5 feet

Width

2 to 3 feet

Flowers

Late summer: white bottlebrush

Light

Full sun

Soil

Moist to wet, well-drained

Planting and Care

Best in full sun in moist to wet soils.

Southern gardeners should provide some shade and mulch to retain soil moisture.

Tolerates most soils except dry.

Site carefully as Canadian Burnet can be invasive in areas.

Divide in spring.

Problems

None serious

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