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Acanthus montanus

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Family: Acanthaceae (ah-kanth-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Acanthus (a-KANTH-us) (Info)
Species: montanus (MON-tah-nus) (Info)

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Category:
Perennials
Shrubs

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Pink

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Plant City, Florida
New Orleans, Louisiana
Naylor, Missouri



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