Garden Burnet, Salad Burnet
Herbs, Perennials, Vegetables
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.
Deciduous shrub native to western North America. It is the state flower of Idaho. Fountain-shaped, loo...
Native to Europe and Asia. Grows to 40–70 ft. tall and wide. The common name refers to woolly wh...
European native for rock gardens or naturalizing. In bulb and leaf, resembles small hyacinth, but 10-i...