Acanthus mollis - Bear's Breeches
Availability: In stock
This stalwart of the perennial garden provides structure and form at the back of the border. Glossy foliage and impressive, long lasting flower spikes in late summer. Semi-evergreen and tolerant of dry, poor soils in full sun or partial shade. A really striking architectural plant. Supplied in approx 1 litre containers.
Position: full sun or partial shade
Soil: deep, fertile, well-drained soil
Rate of growth: fast-growing
Flowering period: August
Flower colour: pure white with purple bracts
Other features: excellent cut-flowers
Hardiness: fully hardy
Garden care: To minimise the risk of powdery mildew taking hold ensure that the plant is watered well during hot, dry spells. To rejuvenate and minimise congestion lift and divide large clumps in autumn or spring
Eventual height: 1.5m Eventual spread: 90cm
Supplied in approx.1-2 litre containers.