Acanthus mollis 'Hollard's Gold'
GOLDEN OYSTER PLANT, BEAR'S BREECHES
Acanthaceae

 
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Plant type: semi-herbaceous rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 7-11

Sunlight: warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
0.75m
Plant habit
 
1m

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Pests: Watch for snails and caterpillars.

Pruning: Remove spent flower stems & leaves as they form.

 
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Acanthus mollis 'Hollard's Gold'
GOLDEN OYSTER PLANT, BEAR'S BREECHES
Acanthaceae

 

  Plant type: semi-herbaceous rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 7-11

Sunlight: warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
0.75m
Plant habit
 
1m

FEATURES

Flowers: white & purple

Flowering Time: early spring to mid summer

Leaves: chartreuse


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, formal & cottage designs

Uses: mass planting, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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