Botanical name: Sanguisorba obtusa
Other names: Burnet, Japanese burnet, Japanese Bottlebrush
Species: obtusa - S. obtusa is a clump-forming herbaceous perennial with pinnate grey-green foliage and bottlebrush-like spikes of
pink flowers from mid-summer onwards.
Sanguisorba obtusa is: Deciduous
Flower: Pink in Summer
Foliage: Grey-green in Summer; Grey-green in Autumn
Pests: Generally pest free
Diseases: Generally disease free
Pruning: Cut down spent flower heads in early spring. Divide congested plants in spring or autumn.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Sanguisorba obtusa (Burnet) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting, Wildlife
Cultivation: Grow in sun or partial shade in moderately fertile soil that is reliably moist.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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