Jun, Jul, Aug
Perennials, Herbaceous Perennial
2-inch tubular flowers are surrounded by green or purplish spiny bracts and occur on a 1-2 foot spike. The flower is 2-lipped with the upper being purple and forming a hood over the lower 3-lobed lip which is white with purple or rose-colored veins. Blooms May to July.
Green oval capsules
Acanthus - Bear's Breeches