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Deer-resistant Perennials

Acanthus 'Whitewater'

Variegated Bear's Breeches
Limited quantities. Striking white frosted bold foliage forms hefty clumps give rise to 3-4' stalks bearing cream white and pink tinged hooded blossoms in early-midsummer. Grows best in well drained spot in full sun or part shade (provide some shade in very hot climates. ' Whitewater' has tolerated the intense drought and heat of the summer of 2016 really well. Where happy, plants will form vigorous clumps 3' across or more. Because it has A. mollis in its heritage it is listed as being hardy to zone 7a (0F) Shipping bulky qt. pots.
Array Acanthus
Common Name Variegated Bear's Breeches
Hardiness Zone 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Part Sun, Full Sun
Seasonal Interest Summer
Season of Blooming Summer
Use Bed, Specimen, Ornamental, Container, Massing
Special Attributes Deer Resistant, Heat Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Foliage Interest, Variegated
Color Cream, White