Acanthus spinosus L.

armed bear's breech

A. spinosus is a handsome herbaceous perennial to 1.2m, with large, deeply lobed and spine-tipped, dark glossy green leaves. Erect spikes of white flowers with spiny purplish bracts in late spring and summer

Eventual height
Eventual width
Years until maturity

2-5 years

9cm pot

A fantastic architectural plant