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Cirsium rivulare ‘Atropurpureum’

For sale by Scampston Walled Garden

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Pot SizeTotal Price
2 litres
£6.50

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Plant Finder: about Cirsium rivulare ‘Atropurpureum’

Common names

Brook thistle, Thistle

Description

Cirsium rivulare ‘Atropurpureum’ (Brook thistle). In the summer, dark red flowers appear on erect stems. Bears narrowly oval to oblong or lance-shaped leaves which are deeply cut, with weakly spiny margins.

Cultivation

Dead-head to prevent self-seeding. They are fully hardy and will tolerate sun or shade in any but wet soil.

Interest and use

Grown for its decorative flower heads.

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Cirsium rivulare ‘Atropurpureum’ | Devon, EX17 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterSemi-moist

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