|Scientific Name||Acanthus mollis|
|Principal Common Name||BEARS BREECH|
|Description||Acanthus mollis (Bear's Breech) is a perennial to 3-4 feet tall and 3 feet wide, with large dark green deeply-lobed leaves. It has 4-6 foot tall vertical flower spikes in spring through early summer, with white to light pink flowers. Sun on the coast to light shade in other areas. Regular water, but will will go summer dormant without irrigation.|
|Height Range||3 - 4 FT|
|Spread Range||2 - 3 FT|
|Sunset Zones||5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24|
|Leaf Color||Dark Green|
|Flower Color||Pinkish White : White|
|Flower Time||Mar : Apr : May : June : July : Spring : Summer|
|Ease of Growing||Easy|
|Light Preferences||Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Part Sun : Shade|
|Watering Preferences||Drought Tolerant : Medium|
|Outstanding Features||Attracts Birds : Drought tolerant : Flower : Foliage : Shade tolerant|
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