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Acanthus 'Morning Candle' - Bear's Breeches - Acanthaceae (The Acanthus Family)
Acanthus 'Morning Candle' - Bear's Breeches - Acanthus 'Morning Candle' is very free-flowering with extra tall and stately spires of mauve bracts and white flowers up to four feet tall.
Acanthus 'Morning Candle' - Acanthus 'Morning Candle' is very free-flowering with extra tall and stately spires of mauve bracts and white flowers up to four feet tall.


 
1g
Price: $19.99
Zone Hardiness: 6-10
Light: Full - Part Sun, Sun, Part Sun
Height: 2-4'
Width: 2-3'
Flower Colour: Purple

Stock Status:In Stock
Availability: Available this season. Most plants ready to ship in mid to late spring.
Product Code: 5488
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Description Fine Print
 
Acanthus 'Morning Candle' is a hybrid between A. mollis and either A. hungaricus or A. spinosus. What is important for gardeners is that it is very free-flowering producing extra tall and stately spires of mauve bracts and white flowers up to four feet in summer atop large, bold, shiny mounds of scalloped and dissected leaves.
Details
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
  • Flowering Time: Summer
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Green
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Attracts: Hummingbirds, Butterflies
  • Habitat: Sheltered Mediterranean woodlands in deep moist soil.
  • Geographical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia, Miscellaneous - Garden Origin
  • BC Native: No

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