Acanthus mollisLarge deeply cut leafs from a basal clump grows to 3' tall and around 5' wide. Tall slender flower stalks rise to 4' or more showing purple/white/green flowers in summer. Grows best in light shade. Give good drainage and average water. Drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant. Feed with all purpose fertilizer during growing season. Winter deciduous where hard freezes occur. USDA zone 7 in cold hardiness.