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Acanthus balcanicus            Family: Acanthaceae   (Acanthus)          
Balkan Bear's Breeches, Hungarian Bear's Breeches


Picture of Acanthus balcanicus

 Photography by: United States National Arboretum

Type: Perennial
Hardiness range: 6A - 9B
Height: 24" to 4' / 60cm to 1.20m
Spread: 24" to 36" / 60cm to 90cm
Growth rate: Average
Exposure: Partial shade or partial sun to full sun
Persistence: Deciduous, broadleaf
Bloom color: Pink
Bloom season: Late Spring to Late Summer
Bloom attributes: Suitable for cut flowers, suitable for dried flowers
Leaf color: Green
Fruit color: n/a
Water requirements: Dry
Soil pH requirements: Neutral
Soil type: Sandy, loamy
Form: Irregular or sprawling, spreading or horizontal, upright or erect
Landscape uses: Border, foundation, massing, specimen
Attributes and features: Attractive foilage
Picture of Acanthus balcanicus

 Photography by: Dr. Allan Armitage



Acanthus balcanicus

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