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Acanthus mollis 'Rue Ledan'

A rare form of acanthus with pure white flowers on silvery-green spires. Extremely elegant, bright and ghostly and invaluable for thriving in a north facing border.
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1 x 9cm pot (200268-1)

3 x 9cm pots (200268-3)

1 x 2 litre pot (200268-2L)

1 x 9cm pot

3 x 9cm pots

1 x 2 litre pot

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Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June - September
Height
1.2m (4ft)
Group/Species
mollis
Common name
Bear's Breech
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Shade
Spread
60cm (24in)
Cultivation
Plant in a shady spot in the middle of the border. To aid quick establishment, sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole. Can get large so give plenty of space around the young plant.

Description

A rare form of acanthus with pure white flowers on silvery-green spires. Extremely elegant, non-invasive, bright and ghostly, and invaluable for thriving in a north facing border.

Care Tips

This form of acanthus is sterile so will not self-seed. Water well in hot, dry spells.