A striking architectural plant, grown in gardens since early Greek and Roman times. Acanthus mollis grows 1 – 1.5m in height producing tall rose/white spikes of flowers in mid summer over big attractive leaves. Impressive in a border, singly or in groups.
Acanthus likes rich moist well drained soil and sun or part-shade conditions. Plants tolerate a wide range of conditions including coastal and exposed gardens, with sturdy leaves and flower spikes. They self seed in the right conditions.
3 x plants in 8cm pots. Easy to grow on.
Grown in Cornwall.