Acanthus Spinosus

£5.99

Acanthus Spinosus

Each

(Code P9352)

£5.99

Pack of 3

(Code P9353)

£11.98
A handsome herbaceous perennial also known as armed bear's breech. Large, dark green glossy leaves up to 90cm long appear in early spring. In mid-summer spikes of white flowers with purple hoods emerge from the foliage, lasting several weeks. A great plant for beginners, it's easy to grow, tolerates most soils and thrives in partial shade. The ideal soil is fertile, well-drained loam. Height 1.5m, spread 80cm. First grade loose roots supplied.

Key Product Information

Season Interest Summer
Flower Colour PURPLE
Foliage Colour GREEN
Preferred Location
  • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun
  • Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
    part-shade
Positive attributes
  • Excellent for cut flowers
    cut-flower
  • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
    container
How Supplied First grade loose roots
Delivery Delivery October/November

Key Product Information

Delivery October/November

Season Interest

Summer

Flower Colour

PURPLE

Foliage Colour

GREEN

Preferred Location
Suitable for planting in sunny locations
sun
Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
part-shade
How Supplied

First grade loose roots

Flowering Time

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Available to buy

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Plant Size

Mature Height 150cm
Mature Spread 80cm
Height Supplied 20cm
Height Supplied

20cm

Mature Height

150cm

Mature Spread

80cm

Planting Plant in well dug prepared soil, and add a little manure or organic matter if possible.
Soil Type Any well drained garden soil or John Innes No.2 Compost
Pruning Trim lightly as needed
Planting

Plant in well dug prepared soil, and add a little manure or organic matter if possible.

Soil Type

Any well drained garden soil or John Innes No.2 Compost

Pruning

Trim lightly as needed

Can be planted in either full sun or partial shaded areas in the garden. Plant in well drained, fertile soil.
Water moderately during the growing season.
  • Information
  • Key Product Information

    Season Interest Summer
    Flower Colour PURPLE
    Foliage Colour GREEN
    Preferred Location
    • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
      sun
    • Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
      part-shade
    Positive attributes
    • Excellent for cut flowers
      cut-flower
    • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
      container
    How Supplied First grade loose roots
    Delivery Delivery October/November

    Key Product Information

    How Supplied

    First grade loose roots

    Delivery October/November

    Season Interest

    Summer

    Flower Colour

    PURPLE

    Foliage Colour

    GREEN

    Preferred Location
    Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun
    Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
    part-shade

    Flowering Time

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Available to buy

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Plant Size

    Mature Height 150cm
    Mature Spread 80cm
    Height Supplied 20cm
    Height Supplied

    20cm

    Mature Height

    150cm

    Mature Spread

    80cm

    Planting Plant in prepared soil, with a hole large enough to firmly hold the module.
    Soil Type Well drained fertile soil.
    Pruning Deadhead as necessary to prolong flowering.
    Planting

    Plant in well dug prepared soil, and add a little manure or organic matter if possible.

    Soil Type

    Any well drained garden soil or John Innes No.2 Compost

    Pruning

    Trim lightly as needed

  • Planting & growing Instructions
  • Can be planted in either full sun or partial shaded areas in the garden. Plant in well drained, fertile soil.
    Water moderately during the growing season.