A picture of a Burnet

Burnet

Sanguisorba obtusa

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1m

1m

Min

50cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Burnet Overview

This species is a rhizomatous perennial with upright stems which are branched near the ends with grey-green leaves about 40cm each with crowded, elliptic leaflets. The flowers are rich pink in spikes and will bloom in late summer to early autumn.

Common problems with Burnet

How to propagate Burnet

Seed

You can propagate from seeds.

Division

Division.

Other uses of Burnet

Grown for their bottlebrush-like flower spikes.