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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 '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
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.8m
max. height
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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Anisacanthus quadrifidus var. wrightii (Wright's desert honeysuckle)

Other names: Wright's Texas firecracker, Wright's Mexican flame, Mexican flame, Hummingbird bush, Flame acanthus, Wright acanthus, Anisacanthus wrightii, Drejera wrightii, Wright's hummingbird bush

A. quadrifidus var. wrightii is an upright, open, deciduous shrub with lance-shaped, grey-green leaves and racemes of slender, tubular, scarlet to orange-red flowers from early summer into autumn.
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Ultimate spread 1.5m
max. spread
Ultimate height 1.5m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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