| Bloodroot |
| Sanguinaria canadensis|
| Uses: Medicinal/Poisonous!
|| Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 3-8) |
| When to Sow: Spring/Late Summer/Early Fall
|| Ease of Germination: Difficult/Special Treatment Required |
One of our most beautiful woodland wildflowers. Conspicuous white flowers, 5cm/2” across, appear in early spring. Important dyeplant: roots yield red-orange colour for dyeing wool. Indians dyed their bodies and clothes with bloodroot.