Acanthus mollis-Bear's Breach
Large spineless leaves
are dark glossy green to nearly 2' in length. Bloom stalks
can rise to 5' with pink, purplish or white flowers usually seen
in late spring to early summer. Native to Southern Europe and the
Will go dormant if exposed to hot dry conditions during the
summer then to return in fall with moisture and cooler weather.
Best in partial shade in the low desert