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.
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