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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.


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  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:5-9
  • Height:36-48 Inches
  • Spread:30-36 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Pink, Mauve

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.

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