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Acanthus mollis

Bear's Breeches
Zone: 10a, 10b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Part Shade
Height: Minimum 3 feet , Maximum 4 feet
Width: Minimum 3 feet , Maximum 4 feet
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This species is tall, growing to 5' when in bloom. The leaves are spineless, up to 2' long, and lobed with deep dissections. Flowers appear in late spring or early summer; 3' long racemes of white flowers, accented by purple stems.
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Submitted by Ref: on 11/8/2012 4:19 PM

A stately plant whose large handsome glossy green leaves were the inspiration for the Corinthian columns of classical Greece. Tall spikes of mauve, foxglove-like flowers are useful in dried arrangements. PSh-Sun/Med/GdDrain


Submitted by Ref: on 11/8/2012 4:19 PM

Shiny deep green leaves of large size and arching form are another choice for the tropical, lush look. Erect 4 foot stems with burgundy and white flowers. 4' wide plants


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Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
P & D Nursery Tualatin, OR Email now 503-638-6366 Container: 3