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Sanguisorba 'Tannia' ( Burnet 'Tannia') Herb plant

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Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

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Burnet 'Tanna' (Sanguisorba 'Tanna') Herb in 1lt Pot

This lovely variety of  Burnet has glossy green foliage and masses of deep red rounded flowers from midsummer onwards. It prefers a sunny open spot. Height 60cm-80cm.  Burnet or Sanguisorba 'tannia' is a perennial semi-evergreen plant that will provide abundant leaves for most of the year, and is a really lovely filler in the border with its unusual foliage and tight bobble-like flowers on top of light airy stems.

 Burnet prefers moist fertile soil, and will tolerate sun or partial shade. Producing globe shaped Dark Red flowers on tall stems in summer, this herb is cultivated for it's diaphanous effect as you can see through the stems to the planting behind it, it has an almost grass like effect but with the added interest of the flower-heads.

Herb Usage

Burnet 'Tannia' is cultivated primarily for its flower and is a great addition to the herbaceous border.

Buy  Burnet 'Tanna' Online

Our potted  Burnet 'Tanna' herb plants are generally available to buy online between March and September.


Sanguisorba 'Tannia' ( Burnet 'Tannia') Herb plant
Aspect/Site Full sun
Soil Type Moist well-drained soil
Flower Colour Pink
Height 60cm
Spread 60cm
Latin Name Sanguisorba 'Pink Tanna'
Hardiness RHS rating H6 - Hardy - very cold winter
Culinary None
Scented None
Medicinal/Cosmetic None
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Pollinator Friendly
Type of Garden Cottage/Informal