Acanthus ‘Whitewater’Acanthus ‘Whitewater’

Acanthus ‘Whitewater’

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

Common Name Acanthus
Family Acanthaceae
species hybrid
Plant Type
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP23342
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 36" / 36" / 48"
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Soil Tolerant of most soils but prefers it deep, fertile, moist, and well-drained.
pH 5.5 - 7.0
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Nutritional Needs 100 - 150 ppm
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Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Moderate
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.
Finish Time to 4" 6 - 8 weeks
Comments Much more vigorous than 'Tasmanian Angel'. Flower stalks are good for cutting. Plants often emerge in spring with white leaves.
Grower Notes Plants may not show variegation at the time of shipment.
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