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Sanguisorba obtusa (Burnet)

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.6m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.6m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Sanguisorba obtusa

Other names: Burnet, Japanese burnet, Japanese Bottlebrush

Genus: Sanguisorba Sanguisorba

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

Habit: Clump-forming

How to care

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest free

Diseases: Generally disease free

General care

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...


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Where to grow

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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Botanical name: Sanguisorba obtusa

Other names: Burnet, Japanese burnet, Japanese Bottlebrush

Genus: Sanguisorba Sanguisorba

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

Habit: Clump-forming

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest free

Diseases: Generally disease free

General care

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...


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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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