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Search Results for "Acanthus spinosus"


Acanthus mollis 'Hollard's Gold' (Bear's breeches 'Hollard's Gold')

Other names: Bear's breech 'Hollard's Gold', Acanthus mollis 'Fielding Gold', Acanthus mollis 'Feilding Gold', Golden bear's breeches

'Hollard's Gold' is a clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with glossy, deeply lobed, yellow-green leaves, brighter yellow when young, and, in summer, tall, erect racemes of white flowers with dusky purple bracts.
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Ultimate spread 1.2m
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Ultimate height 1m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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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
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 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
to maturity
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Acanthus mollis Latifolius Group 'Rue Ledan' (Bear's breeches 'Rue Ledan')

Other names: White bear's breeches, White-flowering bear's breeches, Acanthus mollis 'Rue Ledan' , Acanthus mollis 'Jeffalbus', Acanthus mollis 'Jefalba', Acanthus mollis 'Jardin en Face', Acanthus mollis 'Albus'

'Rue Ledan' is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with glossy, deeply lobed, dark green leaves and erect racemes of white, hooded flowers in late summer.
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Ultimate spread 1.5m
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Ultimate height 1.5m
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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
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 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
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