Artichoke ‘Violetto Di Romagna’

Cynara scolymus

Heirloom

Italian specialty variety producing tender dark purple buds.

Deep purple oval buds reach 3" wide on beautiful arching silvery blue foliage. Harvest when buds are still tight. If allowed to bloom, flowers are purple resembling a thistle flower with a lovely fragrance. Foliage is deeply lobed and serrated add beautiful height and texture to the edible garden.

Artichokes are tender perennials that prefer well-drained soils and need space to reach mature size.

  • Height: 5'