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Old 03-27-2011, 11:49 PM
 
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I also just ordered two of these plants. It is on the Central Texas Gardener list of Shade Plants, and I think it is really interesting looking.....

PlantFiles: Detailed information on Bear's Breech Acanthus 'Summer Beauty'........
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I really like that! Where did you order from?
Use the link above from the original post to check out the Dave's Garden page about the plant. Near the top are a set of "google eyes" with the words "4 vendors have this plant for sale." Click on that for information on the vendors (members rate the vendors based on ordering experience) or click on the link to their website by clicking on "Purchase this from...." It's a bit better than guessing from a slick add who will come through with a good plant. You can even chose which one is geographically closest if that is important or you think your plants have a better chance of making it.
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Old 03-28-2011, 06:02 AM
 
Location: Dallas, Texas
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Use the link above from the original post to check out the Dave's Garden page about the plant. Near the top are a set of "google eyes" with the words "4 vendors have this plant for sale." Click on that for information on the vendors (members rate the vendors based on ordering experience) or click on the link to their website by clicking on "Purchase this from...." It's a bit better than guessing from a slick add who will come through with a good plant. You can even chose which one is geographically closest if that is important or you think your plants have a better chance of making it.
Thank you. I never checked out the vendors on Dave's Garden before. Good info!
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Old 03-28-2011, 01:02 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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Use the link above from the original post to check out the Dave's Garden page about the plant. Near the top are a set of "google eyes" with the words "4 vendors have this plant for sale." Click on that for information on the vendors (members rate the vendors based on ordering experience) or click on the link to their website by clicking on "Purchase this from...." It's a bit better than guessing from a slick add who will come through with a good plant. You can even chose which one is geographically closest if that is important or you think your plants have a better chance of making it.
J&Em is right, that is how I found a seller, I ordered it from Niche Gardens Acanthus x Seemed priced similar to the others.
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Old 05-17-2017, 10:06 AM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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J&Em is right, that is how I found a seller, I ordered it from Niche Gardens Acanthus x Seemed priced similar to the others.
6+ years later both Acanthus plants that I bought are thriving and put up 2-3 flower spikes each summer.
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