Acanthus spinosus - Armed bear's breeches

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Image of Acanthus spinosus - Armed bear's breeches
Image of Acanthus spinosus - Armed bear's breeches
Image of Acanthus spinosus - Armed bear's breeches
Image of Acanthus spinosus - Armed bear's breeches
Image of Acanthus spinosus - Armed bear's breeches
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Alternate Image of Acanthus spinosus - Armed bear's breeches
Alternate Image of Acanthus spinosus - Armed bear's breeches
Alternate Image of Acanthus spinosus - Armed bear's breeches
Alternate Image of Acanthus spinosus - Armed bear's breeches
Alternate Image of Acanthus spinosus - Armed bear's breeches
  • Flowers attract bees

  • Plant for chalk soil

  • Plant for sun

A tall and stately perennial with shiny, deeply lobed, spiny leaves and tall spikes of white flowers with showy burgundy bracts in summer.

Prefers a well-drained soil in full sun or very light shade. 

Height: 36 - 48 inches / 90 - 120cm                      

Spread: 24 - 30 inches / 60 - 75cm

Contact Us For Availability

Currently our products are only available for collection from the nursery or from us at one of the many shows we’ll be attending. We hope to offer a mail order service from September 2017, but until then please contact us to check stock levels.

Delivery Options

Currently they are only available for collection from the nursery or from us at one of the many shows we’ll be attending. We hope to offer a mail order service from September 2017.

  • Direct Collection From Us

    Either from the nursery or from one of the events we’ll be attending. If coming to the nursery then please call first to make sure we’ll be around. If we are away at an event then collection of orders may not be possible.