Cirsium rivulare
Frosted Magic

Cirsium 'Frosted Magic'
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Cirsium rivulare Frosted Magic is a fantastic new white variety of this popular thistle, making a great companion for Cirsium rivulare Atropurpureum. It has a very long flowering season, repeat flowering from early summer until autumn. Can be used as a cut flower, or perfect for "prairie style" planting.

Origin: Bred in the UK

Protection Status: EU PVR granted EU48533

Variety Name: Cirsium rivulare LOWCIR

Benefits of using this variety

  • Sturdy, easy to grow perennial
  • Long flowering season in summer
  • Shortlisted for Chelsea Plant Of The Year 2016
  • Great companion for Cirsium rivulare Atropurpureum


  • Upright habit, 120cm.
  • Tends to be shorter in first year.
  • White flowers in summer
  • Foliage typical for the species.

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