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SUNNY BORDER PERENNIAL COLLECTION

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Acanthus caroli-alexandri   

A nice compact form with white and lavender to pale pink flower spikes, up to 3' tall, blooming late spring over finely cut, 18" tall, glossy, dark green foliage. 

 
    Common Name:Bear’s Breeches
    Hardiness Zones:6-8
    Exposure:   
    Native:No
    Deer Resistant:Yes
 
Growing Tips: Plant in average to dry soil.

About Acanthus: These plants are sometimes overlooked and underutilized, probably due to the spikiness of the leaves, but Acanthus can add a bold texture to any garden. The flowers resemble foxglove, adding height without needing staking and come in colors such as white, pink, mauve and purple.