How to grow Acanthus Mollis

Position: Sun or partial shade.
Foliage: Hardy perennial, growth dies down in Winter and fresh new growth emerges in Spring. In mild areas some foliage may remain in winter.
Soil and site: Any well drained soil.
Flowering time: Summer – June-August
Growth rate: Moderate/fast
Ultimate height and spread: up to 150cm x 100cm
Hardiness:  Fully Hardy
Aftercare: Water regularly after planting and through the first season until established. Cut to ground level in early Spring.