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SUNNY BORDER PERENNIAL COLLECTION

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Acanthus mollis ‘Latifolius’   

Deeply lobed, glossy, arching leaves. 5-6’ stems bear mauve flowers in summer. Great center of focus plant. 

 
    Common Name:Bear’s Breeches
    Hardiness Zones:6-9
    Exposure:   
    Native:No
    Deer Resistant:Yes
 
Growing Tips: Plant in well drained 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.