Acanthus balcanicus '~Species'

Balkan Bear's Breeches, Hungarian Bear's Breeches

Family: Acanthaceae Acanthus


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