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Acanthus Spinosus (Bear's Breeches)

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By Ponty


Acanthus Spinosus (Bear's Breeches) (Acanthus spinosus (Bear's breeches))



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Looks great Ponty :))

4 Nov, 2009

 

They're pretty. Any idea why they're called Bear's Breeches ?

4 Nov, 2009

 

No idea. They'd be very prickly to wear!:-))

4 Nov, 2009

 

Wouldn't they just ! lol :-)

4 Nov, 2009

 

Made my eyes water just thinking about that..lol

4 Nov, 2009

 

What a great display. This is a lovely plant.

5 Nov, 2009

 

not seen this plant before its really pretty ponty :o))

10 Nov, 2009

 

Lovely planting Ponty.

12 Nov, 2009

 

I take no credit. My wife planted it a few years ago and it has spread like this.

12 Nov, 2009

 

I tell myself every year.. i going to have this plant...def this year...lovely...:>)

4 Dec, 2009

 

Ido like this plant it has great impact, I have it in my front garden but find it popping up everywhere. It also tends to mildew or is this because I`m doing something wrong.

17 Dec, 2009

 

Hi Stroller. We have had no trouble with it spreading (yet!) but we do remove the spikes when they die back because we understood that they will set seed very easily. Mildew has not been a problem.

18 Dec, 2009

 

saw this plant in a garden and fell in love wth it , it was on wish list but now i have one. got it today. there were two in g,c nearly missed it. lol got the perfect spot 4 it ;0))))

26 Aug, 2010

 

It is a lovely plant in full bloom Cristina. But be careful - it bites!
MIne has not been as good as usual this year. Lack of rain in June & July probably, or it's having a rest!
Enjoy.

27 Aug, 2010

 

oh ,wot you mean .... prickerly , got another 1 as well 2 day. they look so statly . x

27 Aug, 2010



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