Bear's Breech, Bear's Breeches Acanthus hungaricus - Acanthus balcanicus

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Acanthus hungaricus

Family:

Acanthaceae

Genus:

Acanthus

Species:

hungaricus

Common Name:

Bear's Breech, Bear's Breeches

Seeds Per Pound:
2,724
Quantity:
0.2 lb
Avg Count Packet:
12
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
3-4 feet
Collection Locale:
Germany
Crop Year:
2015
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5
In Stock: 0.2 lb
Prices
  • Acanthus hungaricus

Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
1 oz
$149.50
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: warm stratify for 30 days, cold stratify for 30 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Acanthus balcanicus, is an endemic herbaceous perennial plant in the genus Acanthus, native to the Balkan peninsula, up to Dalmatia. This plant is also cultivated in many European and American gardens. more...
* It flowers in mid summer from July to August. Flowers are on a very long flowering stem and consist of a lower lip and upper tooth-like lip. more...
* An erect, clump-forming perennial which features pale pink to white flowers enclosed in spiny, reddish-purple bracts and arranged in vertical rows on substantial flower spikes rising well above the foliage to 3-4' tall. more...
* Deeply lobed glossy green leaves (2-3' long) form an ornamental mound which usually remains attractive throughout the growing season. more...
* Easily grown from seed. more...