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Sanguinaria canadensis 'Rosea'

Sanguinaria canadensis 'Rosea' - Pink Flowered Bloodroot

More About Sanguinaria canadensis 'Rosea'

  • Rhizomatous, woodland perennial
  • Solitary, pale pink flowers surround yellow stamens
  • Darker pink on the back of the petals and a lighter pink when they open
  • One of the first flowers to appear
  • Flowers often emerge through the unfolded leaves
  • Green, variably lobed, heart to kidney-shaped leaves
  • Bloom Time: Early spring

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.

Zone:

3

Height:

15-20 cm

Spread:

20-30 cm

Colour:

Pink (pale)

Pink Flowered 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 canadensis 'Rosea' 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