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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
max. spread
Ultimate height 1.2m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 5-10 years
to maturity
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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
to maturity
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Acanthus hirsutus (Hairy bear's breeches)

Other names: Hirsutus bear's breeches, Acanthus caroli-alexandri

A. hirsutus is a clump-forming perennial with spiny, lance-shaped, dark green leaves and racemes of pale yellow to greenish white flowers with hairy, spiny, yellowish green bracts in late spring to midsummer.
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Ultimate spread 0.3m
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Ultimate height 0.35m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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Rhaphithamnus spinosus (Prickly myrtle)

Other names: Repu, Volkameria spinosus, Arrayán macho , Huayún, Arrayán de espino, Spiny arrayan, Rhaphithamnus cyanocarpum

R. spinosus is a branching, spiny, evergreen shrub or small tree with whorled, glossy, dark green leaves, purple-flushed in autumn and winter, and tubular, pale purple flowers from mid-spring to early summer followed by round, dark purple, edible fruit.
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Ultimate spread 5m
max. spread
Ultimate height 7m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 10-20 years
to maturity
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Eleutherococcus sieboldianus 'Variegatus' (Siebold eleutherococcus 'Variegatus')

Other names: Variegated siebold eleutherococcus, Aralia pentaphylla, Acanthopanax pentaphylla, Acanthopanax spinosus, Acanthopanax sieboldianus, Ukogi, Five-leaved aralia 'Variegatus', Angelica shrub 'Variegatus'

'Variegatus' is a spiny, semi-climbing, suckering, deciduous shrub bearing slender, arching, cane-like branches, palmate leaves with ovate, toothed, bright green and white, variegated leaflets, and umbels of small, star-shaped, greenish-white flowers in late spring and early summer followed by round, black fruit.
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Ultimate spread 2.5m
max. spread
Ultimate height 2.5m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 10-20 years
to maturity
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