ACANTHUS mollis 'Hollard's Gold'

Commonly known as Bear's breeches

Deeply lobed leaves, yellow-green in spring. Spikes of purple-hooded white flowers.
  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
    In very mild areas
  • Height
    1m (39in)
  • Spread
    1m (39in)
  • 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, slow to establish. Obovate, lobed leaves, to 1m (39in) long revert to pale green in summer. Produces tubular, 2-lipped flowers 3.5-5cm (1½in) long.
  • 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 shade
  • Partial shade

ACANTHUS mollis 'Hollard's Gold'

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Architectural interest
    Pests & Diseases
    Powdery mildew
    Place of origin
    Southwestern Europe, northwestern Africa. Garden origin
  • Flower Shape
    Spikes
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suitable for the back of a border
    Cottage garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf shape
    Obovate
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Tolerates all
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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1m (39in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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