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Acanthus hirsutus subsp. syriacus

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Acanthus hirsutus
subsp. syriacus 
(hairy bear's breech)

Acanthus hirsutus, commonly known as hairy bear's breech, is characterised by its spiny foliage and its yellow, pink-tinged flower blooms. This is an unusual dwarf species with hairy leaves and yellow flowers on spikes in summer.

  • Height: Easily maintained to 50cm 
  • Spread: Easily maintained to 50cm
  • Foliage Colour: Dark green prickly lance shaped leaves
  • Flower Colour: Pale yellow flowers
  • Flowering Season: Summer
  • Soil Type: Well drained, sandy, loam, chalk
  • Position: Full Sun - Semi Shade
  • Hardiness: Fully Hardy once established, H6 (-15 and below)
  • Type: Herbaceous Perennial

Herbaceous Perennial
Grown in a 2 Litre pot