Cirsium rivulare Frosted Magic ('Lowcir') (PBR)
- Position: full sun
- Soil: moist, well-drained
- Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
- Flowering period: July and August
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Only recently introduced, this striking plume thistle looks particularly effective in a prairie-style setting, where its stiff, upright habit offers an attractive contrast to the soft silhouette of the ornamental grasses.
- Garden care: Divide congested plants from autumn to spring and cut back to the ground in autumn to prevent self-seeding.