Sanguinaria canadensis 'Rosea'
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
- 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.
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.
Sanguinaria canadensis 'Rosea' Characteristics
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeEarly Spring
Landscape usesWoodland/woods edge