Cirsium Rivulare Atropurpureum


Cirsium Rivulare Atropurpureum. Clump-forming Herbaceous perennial with prickly, dark green leaves, softly hairy beneath, and rich crimson thistle-like flowers. Applications include borders and meadows. Max Height 1.2m. Max Spread 60cm. Flowers May to July.



Plant in moist well drained soil. Full sun, Hardy.


General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.