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CYNARA

Imposing, architectural, edible (in parts), decorative dried and a valuable wildlife plant.

Scolymus Group are the vegetable Globe Artichoke.

Genus of about 8 species of clump-forming perennials from well-drained, sunny slopes and grassland in the Mediterranean region, northwestern Africa and the Canary Islands.

 

Further Reading....

  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - clump forming thistle-like perennials. Imposing plants with silvery leaves and tall, spherical flowerheads.
  • Full sun - shelter from strong winds
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - bees. For best foliage effect remove flowering stems as they appear.
  • Medicinal properties - widely used in gastronomy.
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, aphids, grey mould.
  • Place of origin - Mediterranean, northwestern Africa, Canary Islands.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly

Buy Varieties of CYNARA

CYNARA cardunculus   AWARD

CYNARA cardunculus  >


Commonly known as: Cardoon.
silvery leaved perennial with purple thistle heads and medicinal properties
 
Multibuy
individually £12.50 each , 3+ £10.00 each 
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CYNARA scolymus

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Commonly known as: Globe artichoke.
handsome grey foliage with large blue thistle-like flowers
 
Multibuy
individually £12.50 each , 3+ £10.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

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