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Cynara cardunculus ssp. flavescens
(sold as Green Globe)

Family: Compositae

Common names: ARTICHOKE, GLOBE ARTICHOKE

Synonyms: Cynara scolymus artichoke green globe, Cynara scolymus green globe

Native to: Canary Islands, Mediterranean

Plant

Type: perennial

Forms: clumping, erect, rosette

Max height: 6.3 feet

Max width: 8.2 feet

Flower

magenta/purple

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly

Edible: vegetable

Exposure: sun

Landscape uses: cut flower, dried flower

Propagates by: division, seed

flowers in fall

Soil type: loam

USDA Zone: zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +20 to +30 °F

Water: regular