ACANTHUS mollis

Commonly known as Bear's breeches, Brank ursine

Tall spikes of white flowers suffused purple, deeply lobed leaves
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • White
    With purple-shaded bracts.
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    90cm (36in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Clump forming perennial. Obovate (flat, egg-shaped, broadest above the middle), deeply lobed leaves, shiny above, to 1m (39in) long. Produces tubular, 2-lipped flowers 3.5-5cm (1½-2in) long often on purple-tinted stems
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

ACANTHUS mollis

 
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plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre - Early in the year, typically January til end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch

 

  • Additional Features
    Architectural interest
    Pests & Diseases
    Powdery mildew.
    Place of origin
    Southwestern Europe, northwestern Africa.
  • Flower Shape
    Spikes
    To 1m (39in) tall
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Bog garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Tolerates all
    Wet or boggy soil
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
1.5m (5ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  90cm (36in)
 

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