The single flower opens pure white with a rather pale, green-yellow center. Broad, large guard petals surround the very dense cluster with a narrow ring of soft yellow stamens and a set of prominent pale green carpels tipped with white stigmas in the middle. This medium size flower is of a unique form and of good substance. The bush as an unusual but pleasing plant habit. It is a strong, vigorous grower with good increase, forming a large clump withing a few years. It is a reliable bloomer with good color on a very tall bush. The flower and numerous side buds are born on very long stems. Swaying stems carry the flowers upright imparting a graceful presentation. The bush is amply covered with semi-glossy, dark green foliage. It holds its open, lacy shape well against bad weather events and staking is not required if grown in an appropriate location. This variety is much admired for its unique flare and makes a fabulous addition to the perennial border.
Awards, Best Use & Distinctions
Best Landscaper®; Best Fragrant®; novelty variety; general garden and landscape use; perennial border; mass plantings; deer resistant.
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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