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Acanthus syriacus
Acanthus syriacus

Family: Acanthaceae
Hardiness: To Zone 7a
Mature Size: 18"
Exposure: sun/pt shade
Bloom Time: June
Moisture Needs: average to dry

Product Code: P0895

A dwarfer and quite scarce species from Syria where it thrives in poor soil in sunnier sites.  This has low clumps of attractive spiny foliage (not scary) and comparatively oversized spikes bearing purplish caps over showy white flowers.  Long lasting in bloom.  Deer resistant.