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Coral Bean

The coral bean forms loosely branched multi-stemmed bush or small tree. This native southwest plant is known for the spring blooming bright red flowers. The informal look makes it ideal for a naturalistic effect in the woodlands planting. The bright red flowers will add beauty to any landscape application. Tolerant of any soil or growing conditions. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.

Coral Bean

  • 5 gallon
  • Botanical Name Acanthus mollis
    Exposure Sun to Partial Shade
    Height x Width 3' H x 3' W
    Water Water regularly or more frequently in extreme heat.
    Zones Zones 7-10
    Fertilization Fertilize in spring with a well balanced fertilizer. Follow label instructions.
    Pruning Remove spent flowers to prolong blooming. Little pruning is generally needed.
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