Not available in UK and probably not in Europe.
Named by Miguel in 1881.
Introduced from Japan by Veitch and Sons of Chelsea UK in 1882.
A species native to sunny grassy slopes in Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu, Japan where it is common and variable.
Award of Merit and First Class Certificate RHS.

An attractive plant for the garden but needs plenty of water to make it grow well.
Parent of several thunbergii hybrids and all have same habit.

Very Tall – greater than 1m

Mid-season – 16th-31st July

colour
Pure white
shape
Pyramidal, drooping
density
Loose
density of flowers       Moderately dense
Colour
Pale green
Nodes Colour
Green
Surface
Matt