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Sanguisorba - officinalis 'Little Angel' / burnet

    Sanguisorba - officinalis 'Little Angel' / burnet


    Sanguisorba Little Angel is a delightful perennial with unique features that will brighten up any garden or landscape. It is a dwarf variety of Sanguisorba with a compact, bushy habit that only reaches a height of 25-30cm (10-12in). This plant is known for its unique foliage, which is green with white margins that turn pink as the weather cools. In summer, it produces delicate, pale pink flowers on tall stems that dance in the breeze.

    Product Characteristics:
    • Height: 25-30cm (10-12in)
    • Spread: 30-45cm (12-18in)
    • Flower color: Pale pink
    • Flowering period: Summer
    • Foliage: Green with white margins turning pink
    • Sunlight requirements: Full sun/partial shade
    • Soil requirements: Well-draining soil
    • Hardiness Zone: 4

    Sanguisorba Little Angel is an excellent choice for rock gardens, borders, or as a groundcover. It works well as a specimen plant or in mass plantings. Its unique foliage and delicate flowers make it a standout addition to mixed perennial beds.

    This plant is known for its hardiness and drought tolerance, making it an excellent choice for low maintenance gardens. Additionally, it is deer and rabbit resistant, making it a great choice for areas with wildlife.

    Companion Plants:

    • Lavender Hidcote - The fragrant purple flowers of Lavender Hidcote pair beautifully with the delicate pink blooms of Sanguisorba Little Angel.
    • Penstemon Dark Towers - The deep maroon foliage of Penstemon Dark Towers adds a beautiful contrast to the light green foliage of Little Angel.
    • Perovskia Little Spire - The airy, silvery foliage of Perovskia Blue Spire offers a beautiful contrast to the green leaves of Sanguisorba Little Angel.

    Care Instructions:
    Sanguisorba Little Angel is easy to care for and requires little maintenance. It prefers well-draining soil and should be watered regularly until established. Once established, it can tolerate periods of drought. Deadhead spent blooms to encourage further flowering.

    Final Thoughts:
    Sanguisorba Little Angel is a charming addition to any garden or landscape. Its unique foliage and delicate blooms add a touch of whimsy and elegance. This hardy plant requires minimal maintenance and is an excellent choice for busy gardeners or those looking to add low maintenance plants to their garden.