Burnett

Sanguisorba officinalis 'Pink Tanna'

Burnett - Sanguisorba officinalis 'Pink Tanna'

Common Name: Burnett
Genus: Sanguisorba
Species: officinalis
Cultivar: 'Pink Tanna'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.90 m (90 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.50 m (50 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Pink
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June to September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Erect stems bear densely packed dark pink flowerheads with pale pink stamens in midsummer. They seem to hover in large numbers above the decorative mounds of attractive fern-like foliage. Great for adding vertical interest and movement to a mixed herbaceous bed or mixing with ornamental grasses for a naturalised effect.

  • Garden care: Divide plants in spring or autumn


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