Acanthus spinosus
Spiny Bear's Breeches
With so many perennials that perform well in shade, it is unfortunate that Hosta and Daylilies tend to be overutilized in these sites. One outstanding example of a bold-textured shade perennial is Spiny Bear's Breeches, with its massive flowering stalks.
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Feature: Flowers

Category: Perennials

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


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