Acanthus spinosus, acanthe 

Acanthus spinosus


£ 4,49 tax incl.

Availability : Available

Container: 0,7 litre pot

Flowering period: summer flowers

Hardiness zone: zone 7-10

Height: 100 cm to 130cm

Plant spacing: 80 cm


The best acanthus variety.

It is a great classic beauty appreciated for both its flowers and foliage. Spike flowers from July to September. Brilliant dark green foliage. Height: 100 to 130 cm, foliage: 50 cm.

Grow in ordinary soil in part shade or sun. Hardy to -15°C.

Cultivation and Propagation
Soil type:humus rich, good garden soil
Culture advice:Planting soil composed: 1/3 coarse sand, 1/3 garden soil, 1/3 horticultural compost
Aspect:full sun, partial shade
Special maintenance:Prune the plant at the end of autumn
Multiplication Tips:Root cuttings
Garden tips:
Garden value:focus plant, attractive foliage
Garden style:cottage garden
Landscape interest:mixed-border
Position:middle of the border

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