Acanthus Spinosus Plant
Pruning in hot climates the plants can be cut back after flowering.
Acanthus spinosus plant. De gestekelde acanthus acanthus spinosus komt uit het oostelijk deel van het middellandse zeegebied. Its a good addition to a shade or partial shade border garden. Bears breeches acanthus mollis is a flowering perennial that is often prized more for its leaves than for its blossoms which appear in the spring. Acanthus leaves were the aesthetic basis for capitals in the corinthian order of architecture.
Similar in appearance to acanthus hungaricus a. Several species especially a. Spinosus are more deeply cut and have rigid spines hence the species name at the lobe tips. Balcanicus except the leaves of a.
Keep reading to learn more about how to grow a bears breeches plant. These two species have produced natural hybrids which are listed as a. Acanthus spinosus is a statuesque architectural plant with handsome dark green leaves whose stylised shapes form the decorative detail on corinthian columns bringing a strong hint of classical elegance to the garden. It is an herbaceous perennial growing to 150 cm 59 in tall by 6090 cm 2435 in wide.
Both plants were later lost to cultivation then reintroduced acanthus mollis in 1548 and a. Gestekelde acanthus acanthus spinosus is de gestekelde acanthus geschikt als borderplant. Acanthus spinosus the spiny bears breech is a species of flowering plant in the family acanthaceae native to southern europe from italy to western turkey. Acanthus leaves have a classical appearance and were the source of the corinthian leaf motif developed and used as a decoration in ancient greek and roman art and architecture.
Spinosus spiny bears breeches. This is more adaptable than a. Mollis and more thistle like.