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Acanthus 'Whitewater'

Variegated Bear's Breeches

Bold, deeply jagged, variegated leaves of green and white form the dense base of this spiky plant with its ornate white and pink flowers rising above it.  Acanthus 'Whitewater' has a vigorous growth habit.


  • Category:Perennials
  • Hardiness Zone:7-10
  • Height:36-48 Inches
  • Spread:36 Inches

Flower Color
Magenta
Yellow
Foliage Color
Green
Variegated
White
Best Usage
Border or Bed
Container
Mass Planting
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Good Drainage
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Exposure
Part Sun
Shade
Growth Rate
Medium
Asexual propagation prohibited?
Yes
Additional Information about Acanthus 'Whitewater'

Bold, deeply jagged, variegated leaves of green and white form the dense base of this spiky plant with its ornate white and pink flowers rising above it.  Acanthus 'Whitewater' has a vigorous growth habit. This relatively low maintenance, hardy plant will continue to proliferate if cut back in fall to prepare for the cold winter months.  Asexual propagation is prohibited.