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Canadian Burnet

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 & 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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