Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Bloom Color
Purple
White
Pink
Attributes
Easy to Grow
Good Cut Flowers
Container
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil

Acanthus spinosus

Bear's Breeches

This perennial has spiny dark green leaves and tall spikes of mauve and white colored flowers that rise high above the foliage and bloom in Summer. 

Height:

36-48 in

Spacing:

24-36"

Bloom Time:

Summer

Bloom Color:

Mauve & White

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