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botanical name:
Sanguisorba albiflora
Sanguisorba albiflora © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Burnet
synonyms:  Sanguisorba obtusa 'Alba', Sanguisorba obtusa var. albiflora, Sanguisorba magnifica 'Alba'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Rhizomatous perennial with upright wiry stems and large, pinnate leaves with jaggedly toothed, glaucous grey-green leaflets, which often produce good autumn colour. Short bottlebrush spikes of fluffy white flowers from mid summer to early autumn.



cultivation:
Any reasonably fertile, moist, well drained soil in full sun or part shade.

propagation:
From seed or by division in spring or autumn.

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