This classy classic from the 19th century will produce a profusion of large, 12.5 to 18.0cm, elegant, white flowers from late-spring to autumn. The extremely attractive flowers open a creamy-white and gradually mature to a pure white with a central cluster of golden stamens. The six to eight broad, overlapping tepals gently twist as the blooms mature and they taper to blunt or rounded tips. The tepals have a lovely satin sheen and deep grooves along the midrib. Hard pruning will keep the plant more compact but will delay flowering by a few weeks.
Marie Boisselot is suited to growing in containers or planting in the garden.
Awarded the Royal Horticultural Society's 'Award of Garden Merit' in 1993