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.