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Coolham Road
West Chiltington
Pulborough
West Sussex
RH20 2LH

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The Plants

Cirsium rivulare 'Atropurpureum'

thistle

Photo of Cirsium rivulare 'Atropurpureum'

£8.99

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.

Type

  • Perennials

Foliage: Deciduous

Hardiness: Hardy

Vigour: Fast growing

Uses

  • Beds and borders
  • Flower arranging
  • Cottage style garden
  • Contemporary style garden
  • Gravel garden

Special features

  • Attractive to wildlife
  • Low maintenance
  • Attractive to bees
  • Architectural

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.

Dimensions

Size: Large

Pot size: 2 litre

Eventual height: 120cm

Eventual spread: 60cm

Positions

  • Light shade
  • Sun