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- Light: Sun to Part Shade
- Size: #1 Plant
- Zone: 4 to 9
- Bloom Time: Summer
- Height: 30-36"
- Soil Requirement: Well drained
- Deer Resistant
- Planter Friendly
- SKU: 85201
- Availability: In Stock
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Sweep into summer with Japanese Bottlebrush. Prepare to be blown away by their thick, feathery strands of flowers as they whimsically float atop graceful 30- to 36-inch tall stems. Resembling fuzzy caterpillars, the flowers' unique shape and soft, pettable texture are enhanced by their bold carmine pink hue, which will brighten up your garden throughout the summer.
To ensure their success, plant your bottle brush plants in the spring. Bury your plants just below the level of the soil, about 18 to 24 inches apart. These hardy, perennial flowers will grow in almost any sunny or partially shady area with well-drained clay, loamy or sandy soil. They thrive in hardiness zones 4 through 9 and are rabbit and insect resistant.
Use this Dutch-sourced strain of Sanguisorba obtusa to add some eclectic texture to back borders. Consider arranging them behind colourful carpets of irises or lilies, or plant them in containers and decorate porches and courtyards. They require almost no maintenance during their blooming season and will tolerate harsh droughts, which makes them an excellent option for mass planting in prairies and other dry, open spaces. Their long-lasting blooms are also great for naturalizing. Create a quirky pink paradise with Japanese Bottlebrush.
- Botanical Name Sanguisorba obtusa
- Form Perennial
- Hardiness Zone 4-9
- Flowering Time All Summer
- Light Requirements Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Flower Color Light carmine
- Flower Form Feathery, brushlike spikes
- Foliage Type Lacy green leaves
- Growth Rate Medium
- Zones 4 to 9
- Height/Habit 30-36"
- Spread 18 - 24 inches
- Planting Instructions Plant just below soil level and 18-24" apart
- Soil Requirements Well drained
- Will Tolerate Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
- Pruning Not needed
Breck's Shipping Schedule
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule.
|2018 Spring Shipping Schedule|
|ZONES||Bareroot Perennials & Bulbs|
|1AB - 5A||3/19/18- 6/16/18|
|5B||2/26/18 - 6/16/18|
|6A & 10AB||2/19/18 - 6/16/18|
|Last Order Date||6/11/2018|
|1AB - 5A||4/16/18- 6/1/18|
|5A||4/12/18 - 6/1/18|
|5B||3/19/18 - 6/1/18|
|6A & 6B||3/5/18 - 6/1/18|
|7A & 7B||2/26/18 - 6/1/18|
|8A & 8B||2/19/18 - 6/1/18|
|9A - 10B||1/22/18 - 6/1/18|
|Last Order Date||5/28/2018|
|2018 Fall Shipping Schedule|
|1AB-7A||8/15/18 - 10/28/18|
|7B-13B||8/22/18 - 10/28/18|
|Last Order Date||10/16/18|
|ZONES||Bulbs from Holland|
|1AB-5AB||8/15/18 - 12/16/18|
|6AB-7AB||8/22/18 - 12/16/18|
|8AB-13AB||8/29/18 - 12/16/18|
|Last Order Date||12/12/2018|
|1AB-13B||9/6/18 - 12/16/18|
|Last Order Date||12/12/2018|
The type of product you order or the weather in our area or your area may affect the anticipated shipping schedule above.
Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible in the planting season to allow for the best root development once planted.
To promote optimum stress protection in transit and your success in the garden, bareroot perennials are kept in the ground in our nurseries until fully dormant. In the Fall these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window above.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to delivery your orders via the USPS or FedEx. Large orders may be shippied in more than one package.
Bulb and perennial shipments direct from Holland are harvested in July and August dependent on the season and crop. Once fully inspected and packaged they are shippied direct to you in the most efficient manner to follow the dates above.
Upon placing your order you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate.
You will also receive an email notification when your order actually ships with an updated arrival estimate.
At any time after you place your order you can check your order status on our website using your email or the account number found in your order confirmation email.
Gift Certificates are shipped immediately.
If they are in stock, Garden Essentials ship within 4-7 days.
Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.
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Our shipping and handling charges are as follows:
|Up to $40.00 order-||$9.95|
|$40.01 to $60.00-||$12.95|
|$60.01 to $80.00-||$14.95|
|$80.01 to $100.00-||$16.95|
|$100.01 to over-||$18.95|