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Bottlebrush Plant (Sanguisorba obtusa)

Bottlebrush Plant (Sanguisorba obtusa)

Soft, pink flowers appear on a low mound of delightful gray-green foliage. This variety is perfect for the middle of a sunny border where it will add an airy accent. Plant prefers a moist site and will bloom in summer.
  • Hardiness Zones 4-9
  • Mature Height 24 - 36 inches
  • Bloom Time July - September
  • Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
  • Ship AsNO.1 Bare Root
  • Cut Flower
  • Container Friendly

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Botanical Name: Sanguisorba obtusa

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SKU: #05952
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Product Details

  • Restricted States US:

    AE AK GU HI PR VI
  • Botanical Name:

    Sanguisorba obtusa
  • Ship As:

    Bare Root
  • Size:

    NO.1
  • Suggested Uses:

    Borders, Bouquets, Cut Flowers, Perennializing, Showy Flowers
  • Flower Color:

    Pink
  • Flower Form:

    Bottlebrush spikes of soft-pink flowers
  • Foliage Type:

    A low mound of lacy grey-green pinnate leaves
  • Mature Spread:

    20 - 24 inches
  • Spacing:

    20 - 24 inches

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions:

    Soak roots in water before planting. Dig a hole deep enough to accommodate the roots without bending them. Plant with the eyes (sprouts) just below the soil. Water well after planting.
  • Soil Moisture:

    Well drained, average to moist
  • Will Tolerate:

    Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Instructions:

    None
  • Winter Care:

    Not needed
  • Planting Depth:

    Plant with the eyes just below the soil
  • Watering Requirements:

    Plants prefer average to moist conditions. Do not allow the soil to dry out.
  • Fertilization Requirements:

    Once per year
  • Special Care:

    Not needed

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Shipping Information

K. van Bourgondien times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for each area of North America.
We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are harvested, our staff of K. van Bourgondien experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those reservations.
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.

Spring 2023 Shipping Schedule

  • Bulbs and Bareroot
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3A-4B May 1, 2023 June 5, 2023
    5A April 10, 2023 June 5, 2023
    5B March 27, 2023 June 5, 2023
    6A March 13, 2023 June 5, 2023
    6B February 27, 2023 June 5, 2023
    7A February 23, 2023 June 5, 2023
    7B February 20, 2023 June 5, 2023
    8A February 16, 2023 May 8, 2023
    8B February 13, 2023 May 8, 2023
    9A-10B February 6, 2023 May 8, 2023

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via USPS or FedEx.
Shipping Note:

Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.

Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August. General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.
Large orders may be shipped in more than one package. Your order confirmation will have an estimated shipping time. When your order is actually shipped you will be sent an updated shipping estimate. You may check your order status at any time on this website using your email or account number provided on your order confirmation. Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.
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