Latin name: Cynara scolymus

Chards, French artichoke

2 m. 6,56 f.
Family: Asteraceae (Compositae)

Genus: Cynara

Genus of 10 species of perennial plants with compound and often spiny leaves. Some species bear edible flowers (artichokes).
They grow in full sun, in fertile, light soils.
Plant in arrangements and in vegetable gardens.
Propagated by division and seeds.
Latin name: Cynara scolymus
Big plant with spiny, gray-green foliage and large, purple flowers in autumn. The unopened flower buds are edible.