Acanthus 'Whitewater' 

Acanthus 'Whitewater'

2310

£ 5,49 tax incl.


Availability : Available

Container: 12 cm pot

Flowering period: summer flowers

Hardiness zone: zone 7-10

Height: 100 cm to 130cm

Plant spacing: 70 cm

© Plant Breeders' Rights

Description:

Acanthus 'Whitewater' is a new 2013 variety from the United States. It adds a touch of fantasy in a partial shade garden with:

  1. variegated leaves with cream-white edges,
  2. unusual creamy white summer flowers with a hint of pink in the centre,
  3. Acanthus 'Whitewater' tolerates heat and humidity. It is a very vigorous and hardy variety.

We use it on the edge of a shady bed as a focus plant for its very noticeable foliage.

Grow in partial shade in good, fertile, well-drained garden soil.

Maintenance: prune damaged leaves at the end of the winter and deadhead flowers and stems. Mulch with leaf mould in the spring before the new shoots appear.

Photo credit: Terra Nova Nurseries (Oregon, USA)

Cultivation and Propagation
Soil type:good garden soil, humus rich
Culture advice:Planting soil composed: 1/3 coarse sand, 1/3 garden soil, 1/3 horticultural compost
Aspect:partial shade, shade
Special maintenance:Prune the plant at the end of autumn, Cut off dead flowers
Garden tips:
Garden value:attractive flowering, semi evergreen / evergreen, attractive foliage, botanical curiosities
Garden style:garden undergrowth, japanese garden style
Landscape interest:pot and container, mixed-border
Position:front of the border, middle of the border
Accept

By continuing your navigation, you accept the use of cookies or similar technologies, including third-party partners for the dissemination of targeted advertising and content relevant to your interests.

In order to continue to improve the protection of your personal data, we have updated our privacy policy. Learn more