Plant name: Baptisia alba ‘Wayne’s World’
Virtues: Stunning form, which grows to four and a half feet tall with 18-inch tall flower spikes.
Goes great with: Geranium ‘Rozanne’ underneath.
Habit: A vigorous growing selection that forms a full-figured upright clump. In spring, the three-foot wide emerging clumps are topped with dramatic spikes of white.
Season: Late April to late May depending on the location. Followed by attractive brown seedpods.
Suggested by: Tony Avent of Plant Delights Nursery in Raleigh, N.C. (http:// www.plantdelights.com).
Where does it come from: Original seed came from Wayne County, N.C.
Tips: Goes dormant in the winter, so mark the spot. USDA hardiness zones 4-9.
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