Purple Romagne’ Artichoke

Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus 'Purple Romagne'

An Italian heirloom that’s more tender than the typical green globe artichoke. These chokes are small and accented with purple. Can be cut in half and grilled and eaten without being pulled apart.

Water: Moderate

Hardiness: Disappears in Winter, and then re-blooms in the Spring

Habit: 3’ by 3’ herbaceous perennial, flowers to 6' tall

Light: Full Sun

Soil: Rich garden soil is best

Origin: Italian heirloom variety native to of Mediterranean region

Purple Romagne’ Artichoke