Acanthus dioscoridis

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 Acanthus dioscoridis subsp. var.  
Habit: herbaceous
Height: to
Width: to
24in36in 30in60in
Height: 24 in to 36 in
Width: 30 in to 60 in
Lifespan: perennial
Bloom: early summer, mid summer, late summer
Exposure: sun
Features: flowers, ground cover
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USDA Zones: 8 to 10
Sunset Zones:
Flower features: red, pink
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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Acanthus dioscoridis var. perringi, Siehe. About 1-1 1/2 ft. high: lvs. sessile, 5-6 in. long, lanceolate tapering, deeply toothed and spiny: fls. very profuse, rosy red, its bracts spiny. Mts. of Turkey in Asia. June.—Suitable for alpine garden. Doubtfully hardy where summers are hot and dry. CH

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