These plants grow from creeping rhizomes. Leaves are divided featherwise into toothed, oval or roundish leaflets. Small flowers are carried in dense, feathery spikes resembling small bottlebrush (Callistemon) blossoms. Often sold as Poterium.Sanguisorba minor
From Europe, western Asia. Can reach 1 1/2 ft. high and wide but is usually kept clipped to a few inches to maintain a fresh supply of new foliage. Leaves have a mild cucumber flavor and are used in salads, soups, cool drinks. Can be used as an edging for border or herb garden. If not sheared too low, bears roundish, inch-long clusters of red flowers late spring to midsummer.
Native to Japan. Grows to4 ft. tall and 2 ft. wide, withgrayish green leaves and pinkflower spikes to 4 in. tall insummer. Evergreen in mild-winterregions.
Native fromeastern Oregon to Wyoming,south to Mexico. To 3 ft. high,1–1 1/2 ft. wide; branched orunbra...
From Mexico. To 5 ft. tall and wide, with heart-shaped, light green leaves to about 8 in. long. Blooms...
From Japan and Taiwan. Slow to moderate grower to 20–50 ft. tall and wide or larger. In youth, a...