Acanthus spinosus

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 Acanthus spinosus subsp. var.  
P1000255 Acanthus spinosus (Spiny bear's breeches) (Acanthaceae) Plant.JPG
Habit: herbaceous
Height: to
Width: to
36in 40in60in
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Width: 40 in to 60 in
Lifespan: perennial
Bloom: early summer, mid summer, late summer
Features: flowers, ground cover
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USDA Zones: 6 to 10
Sunset Zones:
Flower features: red, pink, white
Acanthaceae > Acanthus spinosus var. ,

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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Acanthus spinosus, Linn. Lvs. lanceolate, pinnatifid, pubescent; spines short, whitish: fls. smaller than in the last, purplish, summer; spikes dense, slightly villous.CH

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Spinosissimus group (syn. Acanthus spinosissimus, Desf.) Lvs. dark green, pinnately parted; spines glistening, whitish: fls. infrequent, rosy, sessile: autumn; spikes loose, pilose or glabrescent: S. Eu. Grows 3-4 feet, ft. high: lvs. sessile, spines of the bracts recurved.


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