Burnet

Sanguisorba albiflora

Burnet - Sanguisorba albiflora

Common Name: Burnet
Genus: Sanguisorba
Species: albiflora

Category: Aquatic & Bog Garden Plants
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.60 m (60 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.60 m (60 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: Green, Grey/SilverFlowering Period: June to September

Attractive fluffy white flowers produced on short bottlebrush-like spikes from midsummer to early autumn. An attractive rhizomatous perennial with grey-green leaves that looks lovely planted in a herbaceous border. Burnets are great for naturalising in damp wildflower meadows or by water as they are happiest in a sunny spot where the soil stays moist.

  • Garden care: Divide plants in spring or autumn.

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