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Sanguinaria f. multiplex 'Plena'

More About Sanguinaria f. multiplex 'Plena'

  • AKA Sanguinaria canadensis 'Flore Pleno'
  • Rhizomatous, woodland, perennial
  • Solitary, fully double, white flowers
  • One of the first flowers to appear
  • Flowers last longer than the species
  • Flowers often emerge through the unfolded leafs
  • Green, variably lobed, heart to kidney-shaped leaves
  • Bloom Time: Early spring
  • Flower Size: 7 cm

Interesting Notes:

  • The rhizomes release a red sap when cut, giving rise to the common name bloodroot.
  • Very slow-growing rhizome approx. 5-7 centimetres a year.
  • Double-flowering bloodroot differs from the species in that it is sterile, therefore, propagation is only achieved by dividing the rhizomes.

Zone:

3

Height:

15-20 cm

Spread:

20-30 cm

Colour:

White

Double flowering Bloodroot Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to moist, well-drained, fertile soil in partial to full shade. Thrives in some sun where soils remain consistently moist. Foliage often disappears by late summer.

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Sanguinaria f. multiplex 'Plena' Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Spreading

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Border/edging
Naturalizing

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