- Common Name: Bear's Breeches, Brank Ursine
- Synonyms: Acanthus lusitanicus hort.
- Position: Full sun to light shade
- Soil: Well-drained soil
- Flowers: July to August
- Flower Colour: Purple and white
- Hardiness: Fully hardy
- Habit: Herbaceous perennial
- Height & Spread: 150cm × 90cm
Ornamental foliage and conspicuous spikes of purple and white blooms in summer make for a fine addition to the herbaceous border.