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Indy
Alexandria, IN
(Zone 6a)

January 3, 2009
7:30 PM

Post #5961282

In the link below, burnet was sown in English pastures. Perhaps a bit different type?


http://journeytoforever.org/farm_library/lamin/lamin5.html
Todd_Boland
St. John's, NL
(Zone 5b)



January 3, 2009
9:21 PM

Post #5961736

I expect it was common burnet, S. officinalis, as that one grows in wild damp meadows in Europe.
LH1
Lincoln, NE

March 5, 2010
3:14 PM

Post #7606997

Thanks Todd for a great review. Excellent photos also! I was wondering about the different species (environment, invasiveness, cut flower use) and you answered my questions. S. obtusa is showing up in the plant catalogues this year, or at least I have not noticed it before. Now, how wet is wet for S. obtusa? Occasional flooding, otherwise dry or does it need periodic irrigation like a home gardener would provide for bedding plants (more or less consistently moist soil?
Todd_Boland
St. John's, NL
(Zone 5b)



March 6, 2010
4:15 AM

Post #7608061

Consistently moist soil is fine. It does not need as much water as S. canadensis.
mango61
New London, NH
(Zone 5a)

August 9, 2010
4:03 AM

Post #8028226

Thanks much for this article. So timely -- I had read about burnet last week but when I went hunting for it over the weekend, I couldn't find it at the local garden centers and the staff hadn't heard of it. This article helps educate us all about a useful plant.
aguy1947
Portugal Cove-St. Ph, NL
(Zone 5a)

July 2, 2012
3:15 PM

Post #9190359

I have Sanguisorba tenuifolia 'alba' growing in a bed by my downhill driveway in Portugal Cove-St. Philip's (NL). I have had it for about five years now, and it is well-behaved. The foliage is interesting even if the very tall flower is not particularly showy. Grown originally from seed.

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Other Article: The Charm of Burnet Threads you might be interested in:

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S. obtusa lortay 0 Aug 10, 2010 7:26 AM


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