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Commonly known as Burnet
Genus of about 18 species of rhizomatous perennials, most occurring in damp meadows in temperate and cooler regions of the northern hemisphere.
UK natives are S. minor, salad burnet, to add a crisp, cucumber flavour to a salad or garnish a summer drink and S. officinalis. great burnet.
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - rhizomatous perennials
Additional Features - Good to know - bottlebrush-like flowers on leafy, wiry stems. Good for cut flowers.
Pests & Diseases - slugs
Place of origin - northern hemisphere.
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - will not tolerate dry soil.
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