Acanthus sennii
ETHIOPIAN ACANTHUS
Acanthaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous sub-shrub

Hardiness zones: 7-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
1.5m
Plant habit
 
1.5m

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Flowers: orange-red

Flowering Time: early autumn to late autumn

Leaves: dark green

Bark & Stems: spiny leaves
 
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Acanthus sennii
ETHIOPIAN ACANTHUS
Acanthaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous sub-shrub

Hardiness zones: 7-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
1.5m
Plant habit
 
1.5m

FEATURES

Flowers: orange-red

Flowering Time: early autumn to late autumn

Leaves: dark green

Bark & Stems: spiny leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, formal & cottage designs

Uses: informal hedge, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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