Best Landscaper® 'Gertrude Allen'
Originator: (Nicholls, 1958)
Bloom period: Late Midseason
Bloom week: 5 & 6
Flower form: Anemone
USDA zone: 2 to 8
Item number: 0101
Anemone flower form, with a double layer of large white petals. Guard petals open to reveal a center boss of light yellow petalodes accentuated by dark red carpels in the middle. Numerous side-buds extend flowering. Shiny leaflets, healthy dark green foliage on a medium-tall, upright bush. Very attractive plant habit, productive, with a reliable floral display. The bright white flowers contrast against dark green leaves imparts a sense of purity.
Awards, Best Use & Distinctions
Best Landscaper®; general garden and landscape use; perennial border, cut flower garden.