Sanguisorba officianalis

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Description

Family- Rosaceae
Growth-
Herbaceous Perennial
Size- H: 60cm – 90cm W: 50cm approx.
Aspect- 
Full Sun
Seed Count-
50 approx.

Attractive pinnate leaves and branched stems that form a neat clump. Spikes of rich burgundy small fluffy flowers with conspicuous stamens appear atop the long stems that weave between other perennials mid-Summer through Autumn.

SOWING ADVICE –
Sow Sanguisorba seed in an unheated poly house. Sow in either spring or autumn onto good quality seed raising mix. Just cover the seeds with fine grit or vermiculite ( sieve to get Fine cover)  Ideal  temperature is  15—20°C. Germination takes 2-4 weeks., but can be erratic and may take longer. If germination has not occurred in 3-4 weeks cold stratify. Place in fridge at 5°C for 2-4 weeks. Then return to warmth. Transplant seedling once large enough to handle to 8cm pots. Plant out as soon as possible once plants are a reasonable size.  Alternately, the seeds may also be sown in situ during the early part of spring.

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