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Cirsium rivulare 'Atropurpureum' (thistle)

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£6.99 Pot size: 2 litre

Cirsium rivulare 'Atropurpureum'

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Product Description

Spectacular, deep crimson thistles appear on erect stems in July and August above spiny, dark green leaves. This handsome, towering thistle is a valuable addition to a summer garden and looks equally at home in a wildflower meadow, beside water or in groups among other perennials.

Additional Information

Plant type Perennials
Flower colour Pink
Flowering season Summer
Special features Architectural, Attractive to bees, Attractive to wildlife, Low maintenance
Position Sun, Light shade
Size Large
Eventual height 120cm
Eventual spread 60cm
Pot size 2 litre
Hardiness Hardy
Suggested uses Beds and borders, Flower arranging, Gravel garden, Cottage style garden, Contemporary style garden
Foliage Deciduous
Vigour Fast growing
Award of Garden Merit No
Care instructions Although it will tolerate dry conditions and partial shade, it does best in a moist, sunny border. If desired, cut back hard after flowering to prevent self-seeding.