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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One of my long-term favourite plants. It's handsome, easy, long-flowering, healthy and loved by our pollinating friends. If you don't already have it in your garden, you should!

Genus Cirsium
Group/Species rivulare
Variety Atropurpureum
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Plume Thistle
Border Position Back
Soil Type Acid, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 1.5m (5ft)
Spacing 75cm (30in)
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' reviews

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Reviewed 1st August 2019 by Jan