Acanthus mollis 'Bears Breeches’
Acanthus mollis 'Bears Breeches’
Acanthus mollis 'Bears Breeches’
Acanthus mollis 'Bears Breeches’
Acanthus mollis 'Bears Breeches’

Acanthus mollis 'Bears Breeches’

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Bear's Breech

This herbaceous perennial has basal clumps of large, deeply lobed shiny green leaves. Tall spikes of tubular white flowers with purplish bracts that appear above the foliage in late spring through summer.  The Acanthus mollis will grow to be about four feet high and three feet wide.

Plant in morning sun to light shade

- Irrigate moderately 

- Well drained soil

- Hardy up to 20 degrees

- Deer resistant

- Attracts bees and hummingbirds

- Native to Portugal