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Acanthus mollis - oyster plant

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Evergreen architectural foliage plant, low growing, cold tolerant, tall flowers in summer. Suited to pots, borders and mass planting. Grows well in most parts of Australia.

Foliage image: Dinkum (Own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons Cropped to size

We love acanthus for its beautifully shaped leaves, tall flowerstems, tolerance of heat and cold

Acanthus mollis - oyster plant, bear's britches

APPEARANCE : Compact plant with large ruffled evergreen foliage. Tall purple and white flower spikes display through summer.
USE FOR : Understory planting, mixed borders, large containers.
PLANTING : A full sun to partly shaded position, grows well in pots. Will flower more in full sun. Suited to most climates if given enough rain or water
CARE: Mulch and water regularly during the first 12 weeks until the plant is established. Fertilise with a slow release fertiliser yearly to ensure luscious growth. Remove spent flowers.
YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide
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