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Cirisium proteanum

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Species Name: Cirsium proteanum
Common Name: Red Thistle

Stunning, beatiful red flower with attractive foliage. Very drought tolerant too!

Plant Family: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Biennial
Height by Width: 3'h
Growth Habit:
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Soil Preference:
Water Requirements:
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Red
Endangered?:
Distribution:
Natural Habitat:

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