Sanguisorba Red Thunder

We are thunderstruck!

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Available in the following states:
ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS and VIC

In summer the long, wiry, branched stems bear plenty of deep red flowers. The form is extremely ornamental and architectural. Plant Sanguisorba 'Red Thunder' in borders or beds, when combined with tall grasses, it is stunning, it is one of the famous Piet Oudolff's darling plants. It looks especially good with yellow tinged foliage.

The handsome, fine foliage of Sanguisorba 'Red Thunder' is soft green with a blue blush and opens low on the stem. The leaves, when crushed smell of cucumber.

Grow Sanguisorba 'Red Thunder' in a cottage garden for late season colour. Grow in full sun to semi shade in moderately fertile, to humus rich, well drained soil. Water to establish and keep moist in active growth. Protect new growth from slugs and snails.

Sanguisorba is commonly known as Burnet.

Code

SNORT

Botantical name

Sanguisorba officinalis

Height

90-120cm

Width

50-60cm

Flowers

Summer to Autumn

Climate

Cool to Mediterranean

Availability

Unavailable in WA

Frost hardiness

Aspect

Full Sun to Semi Shade

Supplied as

Pots

Water needs

1