Semi-double; large flower, opens blush, particularly in a cool spring, quickly passing to clean white with maturation. Numerous, large petals surround a center cluster of bright yellow stamens. Plants in a high state of growth develop large center petals, giving a mounded profile. Exhibition quality, frequently a show winner. Outstanding plant habit, strong grower, reliable bloomer and excellent performance; makes a stately, medium height bush clad in attractive dark green foliage. Strong stems, mostly free standing, support depends on placement in the landscape.
Awards, Best Use & Distinctions
Best Landscaper®; BeeLoved®; APS Gold Medal, 1956 and 1971; APS Best in Show, 1980; champion class; exhibition variety; general garden and landscape use; perennial border; cut flower garden; hybridizing; attracts pollinators and honey bees; deer resistant.
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Basic Growing Requirements
Full Sun. Water as needed, sensitive to overwatering and waterlog conditions. Soil pH 6.5-7. Fertile, well-draining soil.
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