Acanthus plant grow and care – rhizome herbaceous of the genus Acanthus also known as Bear’s breeches, Acanthus plant perennial evergreen or deciduous used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean, temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 6-11a.

Leaves color green in oval shape lobed with spines in the edges.

Acanthus plant flower

Flower color purple, pink, white, yellow, green or more than one color, flowers can appear in varieties of shape with bracts or without in apron shape, oyster or cone shape, flowers grow on stem between two leaves one in the top and the other in the bottom.

Acanthus plant for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy


Blooming Seasons
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Green flower
  • Pink flower
  • Purple flower
  • White flower
  • Yellow flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Herbaceous
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Drought tolerant plants
  • Indoor plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9