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Acanthus mollis

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Wantirna
B12, C7
C4
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Wantirna
B12, C7
Size: 14cm
Available: 35
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.46 inc GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.10 inc GST
C4
Size: 14cm
Available: 1
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.25 inc GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.87 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Acanthus mollis Bears Breeches, Oyster Plant, Bears Foot,Bears Breeches, Oyster Plant, Bears Foot,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Clumping, Rounded, Shrub Like

Description:
Herbaceous perennial with dark green glossy deeply lobed leaves. The flowers appear on tall erect stems. a great shrubbery and filler plant looking best when it is planted in part shade.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Caterpillars, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes: Plant in moist healthy soil and apply an organic mulch. remove spent blooms and any damaged leaves.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Acanthaceae Europe

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Purple, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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