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botanical name:
Lunaria annua var. albiflora
Lunaria annua var. albiflora © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Honesty
synonyms:  Lunaria annua var. alba, Lunaria annua 'Alba', Lunaria biennis var. alba
family:  Brassicaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.75m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: fast
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: silver
stem/bark: light green
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 10
A selected form with pure white flowers. Fast growing upright biennial. Distinctive large round, translucent seed cases which last through winter. Erect, branching habit and green leaves.

Easy to grow in most soils, but dislikes very acid conditions.

From seed. Often self seeds freely and has a good chance of coming true if not grown near other forms.

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