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botanical name:
Sanguisorba canadensis
Sanguisorba canadensis © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Canadian Burnet, American Great Burnet
synonyms:  Poterium canadense
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 2.00m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
description:
Large rhizomatous perennial with pinnate leaves of up to 17 toothed, slightly hairy, glaucous green leaflets. Dense bottlebrush-like spikes of small white flowers on branching stems in summer.

cultivation:
Needs moist or wet soil that does not dry out in the summer. Will grow in boggy soil near water, where it will be faster and may become invasive. Sun or partial shade

propagation:
From seed or by division.

usage:
Borders, bog gardens

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