ACANTHUS spinosus

Deeply-cut, glossy green, thistle-like leaves give rise to pure white, snapdragon-like flowers that are enclosed by lavender-purple bracts. The spiny foliage forms arching mounds in the garden. Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade.

Genus:

Acanthus

Species:

spinosus

Foliage Color:

Green

Flower Color:

White

Flower Time:

Mid season

Sun Exposure:

Sun

Soil Condition:

Well-drained

Habit:

Upright

Mature Height:

3-4'

Mature Spread:

2-3'

Special Uses:

Deer resistant

Deer resistant


Cut flowers

Cut flowers

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