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Acanthus spinosus var. spinosissimus
Goose-leaf Bur
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Category: Perennials
Light: Full sun

var. spinosissimus has white leaf spines and divisions that are much narrower and more sharply cut than those of the species. Sufficient variation exists among plants called spinosissimus and are actually a group of plants rather than a single variety. Some of the hybrids between A. mollis and A. spinosus are placed with this group.

Plant Profile
Family Acanthaceae
Soil Type Tolerates most soil types
Soil Moisture Well-drained
Soil pH Acid
Uses Erosion control, Specimen, Mass planting, Cut Flowers

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

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