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  • brook thistle ( syn. Trevors Blue Wonder )
  • Eventual height: 1.5m
  • Eventual spread: 0.6m

Cirsium rivulare 'Trevors Felley Find' (PBR)

brook thistle ( syn. Trevors Blue Wonder )

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9cm pot £8.99
9cm pot £8.99
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This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moist, well-drained
  • Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
  • Flowering period: June to August
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Stunning ornamental thistle for a sunny garden but not with blue flowers as the name implies, but a deep rich purple. These gorgeous flowerheads either grow singly, or in clusters of 2 or 3 on tall straight stems above long dark green, prickly edged leaves. Loved by butterflies and bees alike, these flowerheads fade to a form a lovely seed head in the autumn garden.

  • 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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