Acanthus hungaricus

Bears Breeches

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  • Deeply cut leaves with mauve pink flowers in June.

Height: 3 ft
Spread: 3 ft

Zone: 5-7
Color: Mauve- Pink

Interesting Notes about Acanthus hungaricus:


Characteristics & Attributes


  • Mass Planting
  • Cut Flower/Foliage
  • Low Maintenance
  • Great Foliage
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Disease Resistant
  • Border or Bed
  • Summer Bloomer

Critter Resistance:

  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant


  • Partial Sun
  • Full Shade

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer
  • Spring

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil
  • Average Water

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