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Cirsium rivulare 'Atropurpureum'

Handsome, long-flowering, easy, healthy and loved by our pollinating insects – if you don’t already have it in your garden, you should! More
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Cirsium rivulare is one of my long-term favourite plants which featured in every Chelsea garden about ten years ago and has since slightly disappeared from centre stage.

It shouldn't – handsome, long-flowering, easy, healthy and loved by our pollinating insects – if you don’t already have it in your garden, you should!

Genus Cirsium rivulare
Variety Atropurpureum
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Plume Thistle
Border Position Back
Soil Type Acid, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 150cm (5ft)
Spacing 50cm (20in)
Care Tips This will self seed, so if you do not want this, then deadhead after flowering.
Flowering June - September
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Cirsium rivulare 'Atropurpureum'
Handsome, long-flowering, easy, healthy and loved by our pollinating insects - if you don't already have it in your garden, you should!
200275-1
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9.95