Spiny Bear's Breeches originated in the Mediterranean region and can be easily grown in medium, well-drained soil. Known for its bold flower spikes and spiny, thistle-like leaves, these snapdragon-like flowers bloom from late spring to mid-summer. It is an ideal border plant.
Acanthus spinosus, Spiny Bear’s Breeches
- Height: 3-4'. Spread 2-3'. Purple/white blooms, from June to August. Sun to part shade. Deer resistant. Attracts pollinators.