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Bear's Breeches Spiny #1

SKU: 30740

Large, spiny leaves are glossy green; beautiful spikes of violet flowers subtended by spiny purple bracts; interesting form; remains attractive throughout the season

$24.00

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Large, spiny leaves are glossy green; beautiful spikes of violet flowers subtended by spiny purple bracts; interesting form; remains attractive throughout the season. This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and should be cut back in late fall in preparation for winter. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;. Spiny Bear’s Breeches is a fine choice for the garden, but it is also a good selection for planting in outdoor pots and containers. With its upright habit of growth, it is best suited for use as a ‘thriller’ in the ‘spiller-thriller-filler’ container combination; plant it near the center of the pot, surrounded by smaller plants and those that spill over the edges. It is even sizeable enough that it can be grown alone in a suitable container. Note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden.

Additional information

Dimensions 36 × 36-48 in
Botanical Name

Acanthus spinosus 'Spinosissimus'

Exposure

Full Sun To Part Sun

Water Requirements

Regular Water

Height

36-48"

Width

36"

Deer Resistance

N

Attracts Pollinators

N

Photo Credit

NET PS

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