Care for Acanthus plant - Knowledgebase Question

atlanta, ga
Question by hdanz
November 18, 2005
Is the Acanthus plant perenial? will it survive atlantas winter?
In what zones does this plant thrive?
What type of soil does it like? what drainage?

thanks,
HD


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Answer from NGA
November 18, 2005

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Heidi,

It is a perennial rated to zone 7 which is your zone in the Atlanta area. To be extra sure, mulch the plant well in winter. It likes a soil with compost mixed in prior to planting and good drainage, not soggy conditions.

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