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Sanguisorba officinalis 'Pink Tanna' (Great Burnet)

Great Burnet 'Pink Tanna', Greater Burnet 'Pink Tanna', Greater Salad Burnet 'Pink Tanna', Burnet Bloodwort 'Pink Tanna', Sanguisorba 'Pink Tanna'


Adding a gentle transparent effect in the border, Sanguisorba officinalis 'Pink Tanna' (Great Burnet) is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial forming a neat mound of gray-green leaves, each finely toothed and divided into oblong leaflets. Deep pink bottlebrush flowers, adorned with pale pink stamens, appear atop slender stems from midsummer through fall. They weave through other perennials, adding color and life to the late summer garden. A gorgeous see-through plant that is perfect for adding vertical interest and movement to sunny borders.

  • Grows up to 36 in. high (90 cm) and 18-24 in. across (45-60 cm).
  • Performs best in full sun in moderately fertile, moist, well-drained soils that do not dry out. Give it afternoon shade in hot summer climates.
  • Makes a lovely accent in beds and borders, city gardens, cottage gardens, or prairie plantings. Great for cutting.
  • Virtually pest and disease free. Keep an eye out for slugs. Deer resistant.
  • Propagate by division in spring.

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Requirements

Hardiness 4 – 8
Heat Zones 3 – 8
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Sanguisorba - Burnets
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 18" – 24" (45cm – 60cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Rabbit
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Small Gardens
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow

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Requirements

Hardiness 4 – 8
Heat Zones 3 – 8
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Sanguisorba - Burnets
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 18" – 24" (45cm – 60cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Rabbit
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Small Gardens
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow

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