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Acanthus x 'Whitewater'

Whitewater Bear's Breeches

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Whitewater Bear's Breeches is a dramatic clump-forming perennial with large dark green variegated thistle-like foliage mottled with white that may not appear until maturity.  The small creamy snapdragon-like flowers are enclosed by a spiny white bracts with pink tips arranged in vertical rows on large bright red flower spikes from late spring to mid summer.  Flowers best in well-drained soils and appreciates afternoon shade in the South.  Whitewater has good slug resistance.

Type: 

Perennial

Height: 

3' - 4'

Spread: 

2' - 3'

Spacing: 

2’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

7 - 10

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

White

Season of Interest: 

SpringSummer

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, BordersWildlife GardensFoundation Plantings, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS:  BergeniaCoral BellsFoam Flower

IMAGES: Photos by cultivar413, (1) 190615 236 Corona del Mar, Sherman Gardens, (2) 80516 155451 Huntington Art Museum, (3) Photo(s) courtesy of TERRA NOVA® Nurseries, Inc., Acanthus ‘Whitewater’

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

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