A picture of a Canadian Burnet

Canadian Burnet

Sanguisorba canadensis

Also known as

American great burnet, Burnet

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

1m

1.5m

Min

50cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Canadian burnet Sanguisorba canadensis, Jardin botanique de Montréal
A photo of Canadian Burnet

Canadian Burnet Overview

This is a vigorous perennial which produces pinnate leaves which are fresh green and forms a clump about 45cm wide. The flowers are borne in masses of white blooms in late summer.

Common problems with Canadian Burnet

How to propagate Canadian Burnet

Division

You can propagate by division in the spring.

Seed

Seed in the autumn.

Other uses of Canadian Burnet

Under shrubs