Cirsium rivulare atropurpureum
Pot size: 3 litre.
An attractive, perennial brook thistle that has been grown in Britain.
It prefers a spot in full sun in a moist, well-drained soil.
It flowers July and August when magnificent deep crimson thistle heads appear and it is hardy.
A wonderful feature in any summer garden and also something that can be used in a wildflower meadow or beside a water feature.
Height 1.2m and spread 60cm.
Please don’t worry if your plant arrives looking slightly different to the image here. Plants can look different depending on the time of year when purchased.