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Acanthus Mollis

Posted: 25/06/2012 at 10:33

Thanks for replies, and I'm happy that at least Lorelei has flowers as they are so striking. Have wondered about restricting the root system if only to prevent it from invading but after 3 years it might be too late. Have been reading through many gardening books to see if giving them a hard time might work but no-one mentioned it.  A.T. says they take their time to settle in. Will ask the experts at Tatton Show (can't wait love it) and post their view. 

Acanthus Mollis

Posted: 15/06/2012 at 12:19

I planted an Acanthus Mollis at the back of a raised bed 3 years ago. The soil is free draining but good structure and the border gets morning and early afternoon sun. The plant seems healthy with lots of leaves, yet it has never flowered and there are no signs of emerging flower bracts this year. Last year I was told it could be slugs so I pelleted the centre of the plant this spring. I would love it to flower, please can anyone help. 

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Acanthus Mollis

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