Acanthus mollis - Bear's Breeches
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Acanthus mollis - Bear's Breeches

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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 a 2-3 Litre container.

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