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PlantFiles: Japanese Burnet
Sanguisorba tenuifolia 'Purpurea'

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Sanguisorba (san-GWIS-or-ba) (Info)
Species: tenuifolia (ten-yoo-ih-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Purpurea

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Perennials

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender
Purple
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous
Silver/Gray

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Woodness On Mar 23, 2013, Woodness from Columbus, OH wrote:

Can anyone point to a supplier of this plant in the Midwest?

Thanks!

Positive lauriebr On Sep 15, 2012, lauriebr from Sandpoint, ID wrote:

this plant is a bit of a slow grower, but it's beautiful and dead easy. I've had no pest or disease problems, it blooms late in the year, and it's beautiful!

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Sandpoint, Idaho
Laflin, Pennsylvania
Pennsburg, Pennsylvania



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