Tricyrtis hirta 'Alba'
A stocky growing species with broad green leaves that clasp the stems. Flower buds form in all
of the upper leaf axils, and in its season, it has a week of joyful perfection before the fountain
of crystalline white flowers start to fade and look more like a bog brush. In 1988 I wrote "like a
floral deodorant, the flowers seem to spring directly out of the plants armpits rather than the top
of the stems...." Can't really add anything to that!