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Cirsium rivulare 'Atropurpureum'

Cirsium rivulare 'Atropurpureum'
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Common Name: Ornamental Thistle

Plant Family: Asteraceae

Useful for:  Cut Flower
Planting Style:  cottage
Season of Interest:  Mid-summer
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Red
Scented flowers or leaves:  No Scent
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Rabbit Resistant Plants
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus


Clump-forming perennial with erect stems carrying deep red/maroon thistle-like flowers to 3cm across, from early to mid-summer. Makes a bold statement in the border. Loved by Bees and Butterflies. Can be used in a wild/prairie style garden with grasses.


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