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Morning Candle Acanthus

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Morning Candle Acanthus

Old Price $33.99 Price $19.99 Packed 1 per package
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sku # 63732
We ship this item in Spring at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone.

Stands up to the heat of summer.

Get ready to love your latesummer garden again with this heat-loving perennial. A freeflowering variety, Morning Candle produces spikes up to 80 cm tall covered in rich purplehooded florets accented by white lips. It's a striking bloom that will look right at home in borders. Perfectly suited for fresh arrangements. Drought-tolerant plants; attracts pollinators and butterflies. Acanthus spinosus x mollis
Attracted by Bees

  • Zone 3-9
  • Light Requirements Sun to Part Shade
  • Height 70–80 cm
  • Size #1 Plant
  • Bloom Time Mid to Late Summer
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attract Bees

Product Details

  • Botanical NameAcanthus spinosus x mollis 'Morning Candle'
  • FormPerennial
  • Flower Form75 cm tall flower spikes composed of dozens of individual flowers.
  • Hardiness Zone3-9
  • Foliage TypeDark green, deeply lobed, arching, large, glossy leaves.
  • Growth RateSlow until established.
  • Spread90 - 120 cm
  • Planting InstructionsPlant with the eyes just below the soil. Water well after planting.
  • Soil RequirementsAverage to dry soils are preferred.
  • Spacing 90 - 120 cm
  • Will TolerateAcidic Soil, Clay Soil, Dry Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Watering DescriptionAverage to low water needs. A well-drained soil is essential.
  • Winter carePlant in sheltered locations and mulch heavily in the winter in colder zones.
  • PruningNot needed

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