Globe Artichoke Cynara Cardunculus Cardoon
This hardy thistle like perennial has an imposing appearance ideal for the herbaceous border.
Many people cultivate this variety for it's edible flower heads and leaf stalks.
The large purple flowers open in summer but are cut unopened for eating.
Needs a fertile soil in well drained soil in full sun.
Height 150cm (5ft)
The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM).
You will receive either 2 litre or 3 litre pots depending on availability at time of order..