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Bloodroot

Bloodroot’s unique, cigar-shaped rolled up leaves eventually open up into large, water lily-like foliage that bear pristinely-white flowers, illuminating the garden floor. A true evolving beauty and a must-have for any shade garden. (Sanguinaria canadensis)
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Bag of 3

Price: $15.95

Sale: $10.37

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Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Plant Size: 6-9" tall, 3-6" wide
Light: Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time: Early to mid spring
Shipping: Shipping begins in September based on ground temperatures, coldest zones first.

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Details
SKU 1SANGG
Common Name Bloodroot
Botanical Name Sanguinaria canadensis
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Light Requirements Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
Flower Color White
Estimated Mature Height 6-9" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 3-6" wide
Bloom Time Early to mid spring
Planting Depth Plant so that the top of the root is 1" below the soil line.
Ships As Bare Root
Planting Season Fall
Will Tolerate Loamy Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Moist/Wet
Ideal Growing Region N/A
Ships to Canada No
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Description
One of North America’s all-time native wildflower favorites, beautiful Bloodroot, a member of the poppy family, rises in early spring with unique cigar-shaped rolled up leaves that eventually open into large, waterlily-like foliage. Then the magnificent pristine white flowers appear, from about 1 to 2" across, and literally light up the forest floor. This treasured native plant has been important for centuries, and takes its common name from the orangey red juice that oozes from the root when cut. This red pigment was used by Native Americans for face-paint, so this fact always adds interest to the species, especially for children. But to a gardener, it’s the richly textured large leaves and breathtaking flowers that make it special--pristine white beauties that are the essence of spring. Best of all, Bloodroot is quite easy to grow, as long as it is given a moist shaded situation and rich woodsy soil.
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Reviews

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3.0

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5.0

Patience!

By Shasha

from Central Illinois

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        Comments about Bloodroot:

        I planted several roots in the fall of 2011 and this spring (2013) was the first spring they flowered or even showed they existed after planting!! Thankfully this is an area that I'm naturalizing so basically it's left undisturbed. Planted under a big oak tree with much leaf litter keeps the area moist which is a requirement for this plant. I must say also that there were more flowers this spring than what I planted!!

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        • No
         
        3.0

        Moles seem to love!

        By Katy

        from Battle Ground, WA

        Pros

        • Hard To Find
        • Nice foilage

        Cons

        • Damage From Moles

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          Comments about Bloodroot:

          I had several leaves unfolding, then all of a sudden a mole tore through that part of my garden. Hoping they come back next year.

           
          1.0

          Disappointment

          By Native plant lover

          from North Georgia

          Pros

          • Hard To Find

          Cons

          • Didn't grow

          Best Uses

            Comments about Bloodroot:

            Very disappointed. Was thrilled to find the product. It was shipped timely & appeared in better shape than other mail order products. But one of the 3 seems to have simply disappeared & the other 2 show no growth...just there as planted.

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            Shipping

            Shipping begins in September based on ground temperatures, coldest zones first.

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            As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Fall bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial orders may arrive separately from bulbs and seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 270-5187 or Contact Us by email.

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