Acanthus hungaricus

Acanthus hungaricus

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Acanthus hungaricus

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Acanthus hungaricus, also known as long-leaved bear's breech, is an impressive and unusual herbaceous perennial that produces tall, upright stems, each bearing pink petals with white flowers that sit delicately underneath them. An easy to grow plant, perfect for both beginners or lovers of a low-maintenance garden. Grows to heights of 90-120cm and flowers throughout early to mid summer.

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
How Supplied 9cm Pot gorwn plants
Delivery Delivery from September onwards

Key Product Information

Delivery from September onwards

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

9cm Pot gorwn plants

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 120cm
Mature Spread 90cm
Plant Spacing 90cm
Plant Spacing

90cm

Mature Height

120cm

Mature Spread

90cm

Planting Plant in a hole the same depth as the container, with room for the roots to develop.
Soil Type Fertile, well drained soil
Pruning Remove flowering stalks after bloom
Planting

Plant in a hole the same depth as the container, with room for the roots to develop.

Soil Type

Fertile, well drained soil

Pruning

Remove flowering stalks after bloom

Position in a sunny location around the garden in well-drained and fertile soil. Will perhaps prefer partly shaded areas for those who experience warmer weather throughout summer.
Is incredibly drought tolerant, needing very little maintenance.
  • 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
    How Supplied 9cm Pot gorwn plants
    Delivery Delivery from September onwards

    Key Product Information

    How Supplied

    9cm Pot gorwn plants

    Delivery from September onwards

    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 120cm
    Mature Spread 90cm
    Plant Spacing 90cm
    Mature Height

    120cm

    Mature Spread

    90cm

    Plant Spacing

    90cm

    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 a hole the same depth as the container, with room for the roots to develop.

    Soil Type

    Fertile, well drained soil

    Pruning

    Remove flowering stalks after bloom

  • Planting & growing Instructions
  • Position in a sunny location around the garden in well-drained and fertile soil. Will perhaps prefer partly shaded areas for those who experience warmer weather throughout summer.
    Is incredibly drought tolerant, needing very little maintenance.
  • Video planting guides