Acanthus 'Morning's Candle'


  • Full sun

• Very decorative purple flowers with prickly purple foliage
• Decorative all the way until fall

GENUS

Genus information

Family: Acanthaceae
Common-name: Bear's Breeches
Features: Stately plants draped in large, handsome, glossy foliage and topped with magnificent towering flower spikes. The spikes display showy mauve bracts which reveal delicate white-petaled flowers. The impressively long, deep-green leaves are cut into irregular-edged, finger-like sections.
Cultivation: Prefers full sun and well-drained soil. Protect crowns in first winter after planting.
Usage: Good specimen plants for the border or as a solitary feature.

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Catalog text • Very decorative purple flowers with prickly purple foliage • Decorative all the way until fall
Full sun:
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Not-edible plant:
Height-cm: 75
Height-inch: 30
Colour: white-purple
Hardy zone: 6-10
Flowering period Summer