Bear's Breeches: Acanthus hungaricus 'White Lip'

Bear's Breeches: Acanthus hungaricus 'White Lip'..
The Acanthus motif was used as a decoration of Greek columns centuries before Christ. Abundant glossy, jagged, sometimes prickly leaves form large imposing clumps. In summer, tall spiny stems hold dozens of blooms, each with purple hoods and white lips. Good as cut and dried flowers. Deer and rabbit resistant. Prefers well-drained soil in sun or part shade. Height 1.5m (5'). Spread 60cm (24"). Fully hardy perennial. Supplies as young plants from June onwards..