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GardenersDream Acanthus Whitewater

Supplied in a 9cm Pot
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  • RRP £11.49
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  • Characteristics: A vigorous, upright, herbaceous perennial with large, dark-green and white variegated leaves. In summer, this plant produces purple bracts bearing white trumpet-shaped flowers.
  • Growth and Spread: Ultimate height of 1.5m and spread of 90cm.
  • Period of Interest: Spring to Autumn foliage interest. Produces bracts of flowers in Summer.
  • Water and Maintenance: Plant in a position of full sun or partial shade. Not fussy about soil type or conditions, as long as it is well drained. Thrives best in deep, fertile soil.

Acanthus Whitewater, known commonly as Bear's breeches, is a stunning herbaceous perennial with a vigorous, upright growing habit and large, dark-green and white variegated leaves. In Summer, this plant produces tall purple bracts adorned with white, trumpet-shaped flowers.

Acanthus are wonderful, low maintenance plants. They can tolerate full sun to full shade, but will flower most prolifically in full or partial sun. This plant requires good drainage and thrives best in a deep, fertile soil, but will tolerate most soil types and conditions.

Please Note: Images are for illustrative purposes only and designed to be a representation of the item(s) being sold. Herbaceous plants die back below the soil in the Winter and may be supplied in their dormant state during this time. Fresh growth will be seen the following Spring.

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