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Sanguisorba menziessii

Also called Menzies' Burnet


Sanguisorba menziessii - Alaskan Burnet or Menzies' Burnet

More About Sanguisorba menziessii

  • Forms spreading clumps in the garden
  • Bottlebrush-like spikes of small, crimson-red flowers
  • Flowers spikes open from top down
  • Gray-green, pinnate leaves with toothed leaflets
  • Bloom Time: Summer
  • Flower Size: 3-5 cm

Interesting Notes:

Possibly a cross between Sanguisorba officinalis and Sanguisorba canadensis.

Zone:

2

Height:

75-85 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

Magenta
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Alaskan Burnet Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plant in an average to moist or consistently moist, well-drained soil, in full sun to partial shade. Remove spent flowers for a tidier appearance and to improve overall shape. 


Sanguisorba menziessii Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer
Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Gray
Green