Acanthus spinosus ~ Bear&
Acanthus spinosus ~ Bear&
Acanthus spinosus ~ Bear&

Acanthus spinosus

Bear's Breeches

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Bear's Breeches is a clump-forming perennial with large deeply lobed thistle-like foliage.  The small snapdragon like flowers are enclosed by a spiny purple bracts arranged in vertical rows on large flower spikes from late spring to mid summer.  Flowers best in well-drained soils and appreciates afternoon shade in the South.  

Type: 

Perennial

Height: 

3' - 4'

Spread: 

2' - 3'

Spacing: 

2’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

5 - 9

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

White

Season of Interest: 

SpringSummer

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance.  Regular water.  Cannot tolerate wet soils.  No serious pests or diseases.   Watch for snails and slugs.  Can be an aggressive spreader.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Specimen or Mass Plantings, Borders,  Wildlife GardensFoundation Plantings, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS:   BergeniaCoral BellsFoam Flower 

IMAGE: Photo by Leonora (Ellie) EnkingAcanthus spinosus, (2) Photo by Patrick Standish, Spiny Bear's Breech, (3) Sarah's Yard, Acanthus spinosus

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

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