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Acanthus mollis
Bear's Breeches
Acanthus mollis
Code: 2002Family: AcanthaceaeGenus: Acanthus
Plant Type:Perennial
Dramatic architectural plant with large tropical-looking, deep green, glossy leaves. Stunning purple and white spikes make a striking display in August. Tolerates nearly any kind of soil.
Blooms: Summer
Growth Rate: Fast
Size Range: 3-5' tall x 3-4' wide
Cultural Information
Sun SunPart Shade Part Shade
Soil: Average,Well-drained
Water Use: High
Maintenance: Low
Hardiness Zone: 6,7,8,9,10,11
Cold Hardy to -10° to 0°F
Features and Benefits
Attracts Hummingbirds Attracts HummingbirdsFabulous Foliage Fabulous Foliage
Good for Cut Flowers Good for Cut FlowersInteresting Fruit,Berries,Seeds or Bark Interesting Fruit,Berries,Seeds or Bark
Showy Flowers Showy FlowersTolerates moist soil Tolerates moist soil
Grown by: Blooming Nursery,Inc & Blooming Junction
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