Acanthus-leaved mukdenia Mukdenia acanthifolia

acanthus-leaved mukdenia


M. acanthifolia is a rhizomatous perennial with large, heart-shaped leaves that turn yellow in autumn. The flowers, which start to appear in early spring before the leaves, consist of large sprays of small, creamy-white, star-shaped blooms with green eyes

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      acanthus-leaved mukdenia

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    No pruning needed

  • bambooSoil


  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed sown in containers in a cold frame in autumn, or divide in spring

  • insectPests

    May be affected by slugs and snails

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free