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Cynara scolymus

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At a Glance

- Cynara scolymus
- Edible flower buds
- huge bright silver foliage

Plant Information

Cynara scolymus - Globe Artichoke. An attractive architectural perennial with huge silver leaves which can also be harvested - the buds can be picked before they open as artichokes, it is however an ornamental plant in its own right.

Cynara scolymus is of mediteranean origin so it prefers to grow in a free draining soil in full sun.

 

Genus: Cynara
Variety: scolymus
Category: Perennial

Height & Spread: 2 x 2m
Flower Colour: purple
Foliage: Deciduous
Soil Type: Most
Aspect: full sun
Season of Interest: Spring, Summer & Autumn

Colours and sizes are approximate and are intended as a guideline and may vary according to local conditions

 
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2.5L
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Cynara scolymus - 2.5L pot

Cynara scolymus, Edible flower buds, huge bright silver foliage

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