This species of bear’s breeches has masses of dark green deeply-lobed spine-tipped leaves from which rise bold spires of white and purple flowers. A great focal point and structural plant.
Common Name: Spiny Bear's Breech
Family: Acanthaceae (The Acanthus Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-10
Light: Part Sun, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple
Bloom Time: Spring - Summer
Soil Moisture: Average
Benefits: Hummingbirds, Butterflies
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Open and wooded average to wet habitats.
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia
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