Information for Acanthus syriacus

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 79384
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:8
Type of plant - perennial
Flower: GREEN-WHITE, PURPLE tinge
Foliage: lanceo., lacerated, spiny
Height in meters: 0.6

Synonyms (alternative names) for Acanthus syriacus: Acanthus hirsutus ssp syriacus, 

Acanthus syriacus is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
2:   Wants
9:   Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)
43:   Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
46:   Mediterranean Natives and Introduced Plant Seeds
75:   Natives of Asia Minor and Introductions
78:   South Eastern European Native and Introduced Plants
193:  Acanthaceae

Germination guide
Acanthus syriacus seeds will usually germinate in 21-25 days. Sow seeds about 6mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 10C.

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