Log in Sign up
Since 1988, THE source for buying native, rare, and unique perennials.
Image of black cat and text indicating no photo is available

Cynara scolymus

Hardy Artichoke

Write a review
| Ask a Question

Item #: 1282

Zones: 5a to 9b

Height: 36" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: Mediterranean Europe

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

Click Add to wishlist to get an email when back in stock

This is a truly spectacular perennial statement in the garden. This hardy form of cardoon has the large grey green arching cutleaf foliage. The blue violet thistle like flower are held atop the striking foliage. This species has few spines, which is why we grow it. For a striking accent plant in the border, you aren't going to beat this one!