|US Patent #||PP23342|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Bloom Time||June, July|
|Flower Color||Pink, White|
|Foliage Color||Green, White|
|Exposure||Part Shade, Full Shade|
|Hardiness Zone||7, 8, 9, 10|
|How Different?||Much more vigorous than 'Tasmanian Angel' - longer leaves, more cut, more evergreen, and longer petioles.|
|Landscape Value||Great bold accent in the shade garden, perennial border or areas that are difficult to grow in, as this is a tough plant. Flower stalks are good for cutting.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||36" / 36" / 48"|
|Soil (Garden)||Tolerant of most soils, but prefers it deep, fertile, moist, and well-drained.|
|Special Uses||Cut Flower, Deep South, Deer Resistant|
|Comments||Much more vigorous than 'Tasmanian Angel'. Flower stalks are good for cutting. Plants often emerge in spring with white leaves.|
This vigorous, variegated Acanthus has striking, bold leaves with deeply cut white margins and splashing on the leaves. It forms a large clump with 4' tall showy flower stalks with pink and cream flowers in summer. This was bred with Acanthus 'Summer Beauty' for vigor, more hardiness, and heat and humidity tolerance.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 7-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 36″ / 36″ / 48″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom time(s): June, July
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|EC||0.5 – 1.0|
|pH||5.5 – 7.0|
|Fertility Needs||100 – 150 ppm|
|Notes||Plants may not show variegation at the time of shipment.|
|Finish Time to 4"||6 – 8 weeks|
|Finish Time to Gallon||—|
|Day Length for Flowering||Long Day|
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