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Sanguisorba hakusanensis 'Lilac Squirrel'


'Lilac Squirrel' comes from a rare species of Sanguisorba or burnet. It has intriguing, pendulous, lilac-pink bottlebrushes.

A downright useful Japanese perennial for the intriguingly different pendulous bottlebrushes that dangle from the upright stems. Sanguisorba hakusanensis 'Lilac Squirrel' has graceful flowers in lilac-pink and bloom for a long period in the summer. The clumping foliage is gray-green with great texture of serrated edges and nice presence throughout the year.

Common Name: Burnet

Family: Rosaceae (The Rose Family)

Zone Hardiness: 4-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Pink

Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Moist, Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No



Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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