Little Angel Dwarf Burnet

Sanguisorba officinalis var. microcephala 'Little Angel'

Pronunciation: san-GWIS-or-ba oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss my-kro-SEF-uh-luh
SKU #42809
4-8

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OVERVIEW
Description A charming dwarf plant with a dense mat of deep green and creamy white variegation topped by thin stems with delightful oval, ruby-red flower clusters in summer and fall. Excellent for rain gardens, streamsides, and at the front of a moist border. A great container plant. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist to wet.
Blooms Midsummer to early fall
Mature Size Forms foliage mat 4 in. tall, 15 in. wide; flower stems reach 7 in. tall.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Compact Form
Problems/Solutions Very Wet Areas
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
CARE
Care Provide average, moist but well-drained soil; best in moderately alkaline soils. Benefits from afternoon shade in hotter summer regions. Prefers moist or wet conditions, but once established will tolerate slightly drier soils. Spreads by rhizomes; grow in a contained area and promptly remove spent blooms to prevent unwanted spread.
HISTORY
Lore Little Angel is noted for its stable variegation. S. officinalis foliage has been utilized for its medicinal properties.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.