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Acanthus Mollis Bears Oyster Plant

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pot size: 14cm
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Acanthus mollis An evergreen, soft wooded perennial which grows in an upright clump to about 1 metre x 1 metre. The dark green, glossy leaves are lobed and toothed. Purple and white flowers appear on tall, erect spikes from November to January.
Acanthus mollis, commonly known as Bear's Breeches, is a species of herbaceous perennial plant in the family Acanthaceae.
Bear's Breeches is native to the Mediterranean region and has been cultivated as an ornamental plant in gardens for centuries. It typically grows to a height of 1-1.5 meters and has large, glossy green leaves that are deeply lobed and spiny. In summer, it produces tall spikes of white or pale pink flowers with distinctive hood-shaped bracts.
Bear's Breeches is a hardy plant that is tolerant of a range of growing conditions. It prefers well-drained soil and partial shade but can also tolerate full sun and drought. It is often used in landscaping for its striking foliage and architectural form, and it can also be grown in containers.
Acanthus mollis is available from Online Plants, Australia's leading e-commerce plant nursery. Located in Melbourne we offer fast, accurate and careful plant delivery to all Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Canberra and Brisbane, metropolitan and regional areas.