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Acanthus spinosus

Bear's Breeches

Tall spikes of mauve and white flowers are held above lustrous, deeply-cut, thistle-like foliage. The hardiest species, they are vigorous, clumping architectural plants. Leaves and blooms are spiny. Requires well-drained soil.

Prefers part shade to light shade, but will tolerate sun with sufficient moisture. Requires well-drained soil. Drought tolerant once established. Deciduous. Long blooming. Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant.

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Description

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Pricing

97454 4 qt. 1 - $15.49 Ea.

Height:

36-48 Inches

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Spread:

30-36 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

5-9

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Bloom Color:

Mauve, Pink

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Sun/Light Shade
Light Shade
Partial Shade
Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Flowering Months
June
July
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Clay Soil
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
Interesting Foliage
Long Blooming
Acanthus spinosus (Bear's Breeches)