Cirsium rivulare 'Atropurpureum'

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Cirsium rivulare ‘Atropurpureum’ is an ornamental thistle with spiny dark green foliage and spectacular deep purple thistles in July and August Read more
Grown by WebbsRHS Plants for PollinatorsRHS Award of Garden Merit

IMPORTANT - Please note this perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, with fresh new growth appearing again in spring
Description
Why we love it:
  • Cirsium rivulare 'Atropurpureum' is a wonderful choice for growing towards the back of a sunny herbaceous border, and works well when planted among grasses and other tall perennials
  • It is known for attracting bees, beneficial insects, birds, butterflies/moths and other pollinators. It has nectar pollen rich flowers and has seeds for birds if you leave the plants intact after flowering
  • It has the prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM)

What you need to know:
  • Plant Type: Deciduous, upright, hardy perennial
  • Flowers: Deep purple thistles in July and August
  • Height: 1-1.5m (3-5’)
  • Spread: 0.1-0.5m (4-20’’)
  • Position: Full sun
  • Soil Type: Moist, well drained, loam, chalk or sand

Caring for your plant:
  • Propagate by seed sown in pots in a cold frame in spring or propagate by division in spring or autumn
  • If self-seeding is a problem then cut back hard after flowering

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