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Acanthus spinosus (Large Plant)

Bear's Breeches

Hardy Perennial

Acanthus spinosus is robust, architectural plant with exotic-looking foliage and erect spikes of equally exotic blooms. They may look tropical, but Acanthus is fully hardy in the UK, and enjoys sun or shade on a well-drained soil, is very drought tolerant and can tolerate exposed conditions.

Acanthus are also known as Bear's Breech, they make an excellent herbaceous perennial for mixed borders, growing up to 1.2m (3.9') and filling gaps easily. The spiny, purple-tinged flowers appear from late spring to summer. An easy to maintain border plant that comes back year after year. Height: 1.2m (3.9'). Spread: 1m (39").

 

Lifetime Guarantee on Hardy Plants Large Potted Plant Special Offer

Ideal For:
cottage gardens, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
May, June, July
Position:
sun or semi shade
    • 1 x 1 litre potted acanthus plant

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    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    • £10.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted acanthus plants

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    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    • £19.99
Plant Acanthus into a fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or part shade. Plants will tolerate an exposed position and are drought tolerant.
Bear’s Breech is a low-maintenance plant, the only pruning you need to do is to cut down the spent flower stems.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


Please see our Delivery / P&P page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.

Reviews
  1. disappointed

    By JO MCQUADE 13-09-2015

    plant was small and all of the leaves were yellow , the type I would not pick up in a sale to clear section....

    Ryan
    14-09-15

    Thank you for your review. I am sorry to learn of your disappointment with your purchase. If you would like to contact our Customer Care Department at ccare@thompson-morgan.com, one of our agents will be more than happy to look in to this further for you.

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