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GardenersDream Cirsium rivulare Atropurpureum - Plume Thistle

Supplied in 9cm Pot
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  • RRP £10.49
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  • Characteristics: Upright, perennial plant with dark green foliage, slender stems and gorgeous, crimson red, pincushion-like flowerheads. It will also attract bees and butterflies.
  • Growth and Spread: Ultimate height of 1.2m and ultimate spread of 0.6m.
  • Care and Maintenance: Plume Thistle will tolerate shade but prefers full sun. Plant in moist but well-drained soil composed of Chalk, Loam or Sand. Feed regularly.
  • Period of Interest: Deciduous, dark green foliage is joined by crimson red flowers from mid-to-late Summer.

Cirsium rivulare Atropurpureum is a perennial plant with an upright habit. This attractive variety of Cirsium plants is commonly known as Plume Thistle. It will produce pincushion-like flowers in Summer that bear a burst of stunning, crimson red colour that contrasts perfectly against its slender, leafless stems. A very desirable addition to the garden, this hardy plant will is also a magnet for birds and bees.

Growing to an ultimate height of 1.2m and ultimate spread of 0.6m, this Cirsium will be the perfect fit for most areas of the garden. They are low maintenance plants that will tolerate shade, although do prefer full sunlight. Plant it in chalky, sandy or loamy soil, water so the soil remains moist and well-drained, whilst also giving it a regular feed.

Please Note: Images are for illustrative purposes only and designed to be a representation of the item(s) being sold. Depending on seasonality, deciduous plants may be supplied in their dormant state and without leaves. Plants may also be pruned back, lower than stated heights, to encourage new growth.

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