Acanthus spinosus
Spiny Bear's Breeches
Different forms of Spiny Bear's Breeches (available as several species and varieties), differ primarily in cold hardiness and the degree of cutleaf character. Acanthus spinosus is the most cold hardy (to zone 5, needing good soil drainage in partial shade) and is intermediate in the quantity of lobes and incisions present in its huge leaves.
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Feature: Foliage

Category: Perennials

Family: Acanthaceae
Genus: Acanthus
Specific Epithet: spinosus
Species: Acanthus spinosus


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