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Acanthus - Morning Candle

This easy to care for hybrid perennial forms mounds of green foliage. Tall spikes of hooded white flowers with prickly purple bracts rise above the foliage in mid to late summer. Flower spikes grow to 3-4 feet tall. Great in containers and is rabbit and deer resistant. Exposure: Sun to Partial Shade; Zone 6 - Hardy to 0 to -10(F)

 

Characteristics

Perennial, Flowering, Clumping

Botanical: Acanthus spinosus x mollis Morning Candle
Genus: Acanthus
Flower Color: White
Type: Perennial
Mature Height: 3-4'
Mature Width: 3'
Zone(s): 6, 7, 8, 9
Special Features: Deer Resistant, Flower Spikes, Rabbit Resistant
Moisture Tolerance: Average
Attracts Wildlife:
Appropriate Setting: Adaptable Soil Conditions, Container, Flower Bed Area
Growth Rate: Moderate
Flowering Season: Late Summer, Mid-Summer
Foliage Color Dark Green
Sun Exposure Full Sun To Partial Shade

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