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Cirsium Rivulare 'Atropurpureum' (Brook Thistle)

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Cirsium rivulare 'Atropurpureum' (brook thistle)

Cirsium Rivulare 'Atropurpureum' (Brook Thistle)


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Position: full sun
Soil: moist, well-drained
Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
Flowering period: July and August
Hardiness: fully hardy
Spectacular, deep crimson thistles appear on erect spectacular, deep crimson thistles appear on erect stems in July and August above spiny, dark green leaves. This handsome, towering thistle is a valuable addition to a summer garden and looks equally at home in a wildflower meadow, beside water or in groups among other perennials. Although it will tolerate dry conditions and partial shade, it does best in a moist, sunny border.Garden care: Divide congested plants from autumn to spring and cut back to the ground in autumn to prevent self-seeding.

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