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Acanthus spinosus (Spiny bear's breeches)

A. spinosus is a clump-forming, deciduous perennial with large, deeply-lobed, glossy, dark green leaves, spiny at the margins, and, from late spring to midsummer, erect racemes of white flowers with purple bracts.
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Ultimate spread 1m
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Ultimate height 1.5m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Acanthus spinosus 'Lady Moore' (Spiny bear's breeches 'Lady Moore')

'Lady Moore' is a clump-forming, deciduous perennial with large, deeply-lobed, glossy, dark green leaves, spiny at the margins. Leaves are heavily splashed cream as they emerge in spring. Erect racemes of white flowers with purple-pink bracts bloom in late spring and early summer.
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Ultimate spread 1m
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Ultimate height 1.5m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Strobilanthes wallichii (Kashmir acanthus)

Other names: Hardy Persian shield, Wild petunia, Kandali, Cane head, Wallich's conehead, Pteracanthus alatus, Ruellia alata, Goldfussia thomsonii, Strobilanthes atropurpurea, Strobilanthes alata, Strobilanthes atropurpureus

S. wallichii is a tender, upright, branching, evergreen subshrub with oval, toothed leaves and spike of tubular, purple to violet-blue flowers from summer into autumn.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
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Ultimate height 1.2m
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Time to ultimate size 5-10 years
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Acanthus hirsutus subsp. syriacus (Syrian bear's breeches)

Other names: Acanthus syriacus, Syrian acanthus, Acanthus dioscoridis var. perringii

A. hirsutus subsp. syriacus is a clump-forming, deciduous perennial with lance-shaped, pinnate, spiny, hairy, dark green leaves and, from late spring into summer, short, erect, sturdy stems bearing racemes of greenish-white to pale yellow flowers with conspicuous, purple bracts and calyces.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
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Ultimate height 0.6m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Acanthus hungaricus (Long-leaved bear's breeches)

Other names: Hungarian bear's breeches, Acanthus balcanicus , Acanthus longifolius

A. hungaricus is a clump-forming perennial bearing oblong to ovate, deeply lobed, dark green leaves with winged midribs and, in summer, erect racemes of white or pale pink flowers with spiny, purple bracts.
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Ultimate spread 1m
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Ultimate height 1.2m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Acanthus 'Morning's Candle' (Bear's breeches 'Morning's Candle')

Other names: Acanthus 'Morning Candle', Bear's breech 'Morning's Candle'

'Morning's Candle' is a clump-forming, semi-evergreen to evergreen perennial with glossy, deeply lobed, dark green leaves and, in summer, tall, erect racemes of hooded, white flowers with spiny, purple to purple-pink bracts.
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Ultimate spread 0.7m
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Ultimate height 0.8m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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