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Bear's Breeches

Acanthus spinosus

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Bear's Breeches, also known by its scientific name Acanthus mollis, is a perennial plant native to the Mediterranean region. It's known for its striking foliage and tall, dramatic flower spikes.

Here are some key features of Bear's Breeches:

  1. Foliage: The leaves are large, glossy, and deeply lobed, giving the plant a tropical appearance. They're usually dark green in color.

  2. Flowers: It produces tall spikes of hooded, white or light pink flowers with purple bracts in the summer. The flower spikes can reach up to 6 feet in height.






3' - 4'


2' - 3'



USDA Hardiness Zone: 

5 - 9


Full SunPart Sun

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MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance.  Regular water.  Cannot tolerate wet soils.  No serious pests or diseases.  Watch for snails and slugs.  Can be an aggressive spreader.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Specimen or Mass Plantings, Borders,  Wildlife GardensFoundation Plantings, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS:   BergeniaCoral BellsFoam Flower 

IMAGE: Photo by Leonora (Ellie) EnkingAcanthus spinosus, (2) Photo by Patrick Standish, Spiny Bear's Breech, (3) Sarah's Yard, Acanthus spinosus

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

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