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ACANTHUS mollis

Commonly known as Bear's breeches, Brank ursine



Tall spikes of white flowers suffused purple, deeply lobed leaves
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individually £11.00 each, 3+ £9.00 each

 

  • 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, dark-green leaves, shiny above, to 1m (3ft) long. Produces tubular, 2-lipped flowers 3.5-5cm (1½-2in) long in racemes 1m (3ft) long, often with 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
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - powdery mildew.
  • Place of origin - southwestern Europe, northwestern Africa.
  • Flower Shape - Spikes
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Bog garden
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Tolerates all
  • Wet or boggy soil
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant
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1.5m (5ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  90cm (36in)
 

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