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Bears Breeches

Acanthus dioscoridis

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

40cm

Max

1m

20cm

Min

70cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Bears Breeches Overview

An upright, architectural plant with oval, rigid and deeply incised basal leaves and hairy stems. Sepals are a soft green. Large, funnel-shaped pink flowers are bourne in the summer.

Common problems with Bears Breeches

How to propagate Bears Breeches

Division

By seed or division in early autumn or spring.

Seed

Cuttings

Take root cuttings in the winter.

Other uses of Bears Breeches

Grown for its habit, foliage and flowers.