Old-fashioned star of a plant, still very popular!
This is a lovely hardy perennial with purplish red flowers and dark green, veined foliage. Very striking. Acanthus (Acanthus mollis) looks lovely in a border but also makes a nice pot plant. A group of these decorative acanthus plants in the garden is sure to be admired, also potted up for on the patio – a welcome sight! Give your Acanthus mollis a nice warm sunny spot and you will be rewarded with the largest flower spikes. This hardy perennial was already well-loved in ancient times as we can see from frescos in temples and palaces of old. It's popular nowadays too as a border plant. Order this star of a plant now, today.
|Latin name:||Acanthus mollis|
|Delivery type:||Supplied as bare-rooted plant|
|Guarantee:||6 months growth and flowering guarantee|
|Leafs all year:||No|
|Flowering:||June - September|
|Growing Height:||80 - 120 cm|
|Planting distance:||30 - 40 cm|