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Acanthus hungaricus
Bear's Breeches
Category: Perennials
Hardiness Zone: 5 to 9
Light: Full sun to partial shade

Tall spikes of white or pink flushed flowers with red-purple bracts in summer. Deeply cut, dark green, thistle-like leaves. 4-5' tall. Hardier than the other species. Hardy to zone 5.

Plant Profile
Family Acanthaceae
Height 4' to 5'
Flower Colors White or pink flushed
Foliage Colors Dark green
Bloom Time Summer

Recommended Fertilizer
For use on Perennials: STA-GREEN® 3-MonthTM Nursery Special®

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