ACANTHUS

Commonly known as Bear's breeches

Genus of 25 species from dry, rocky sites mostly in the Mediterranean. They have an architectural quality and are good for cutting and drying. Representation of the leaves is found in Corinthian ornamentation, usually on columns.

Further Reading....
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Perennials and subshrubs

Buy Varieties of ACANTHUS

ACANTHUS mollis

ACANTHUS mollis

Bear's breeches, Brank ursine

tall spikes of white flowers suffused purple, deeply lobed leaves

 
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ACANTHUS mollis 'Hollard's Gold'

ACANTHUS mollis 'Hollard's Gold'

Bear's breeches

deeply lobed leaves, yellow-green in spring. Spikes of purple-hooded white flowers.

 
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ACANTHUS mollis 'Rue Ledan'

ACANTHUS mollis 'Rue Ledan'

Bear's breeches

(syn. 'Jardin en Face'). Deep green lobed leaves and green-hooded white flowers.

 
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ACANTHUS sennii

ACANTHUS sennii

Bear's breeches

spiny pale green leaves and red flowers

 
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Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
ACANTHUS spinosus

ACANTHUS spinosus

Bear's breeches

similar to mollis, but not so large. Leaves deeply cut and spiny

 
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ACANTHUS 'Whitewater'

ACANTHUS 'Whitewater'

Bear's breeches

leaves boldly margined creamy white

 
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Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

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Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

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Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

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Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

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Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

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All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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