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
- 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.
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.
Sanguinaria f. multiplex 'Plena' Characteristics
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeEarly Spring
Landscape usesWoodland/woods edge