Stems to 40cm tall or more. Leaves sessile, 8-15cm long, broadly elliptic to oval. Flowers stalked with broad white petals 3-8cm long, usually white, sometimes aging pink, rolling around each other at the base to form a tube. Eastern North America, Quebec to Georgia.
T.g. 'Snowbunting' is fully double. 'Flore Plenum' is semi-double, 'Roseum' is always pink, 'Variegatum' has green striped petals and 'Parvum' is a smaller version.
Joint Rock: Joint Rock Awards, Malvern, 10 May 2008