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Cardoon Cynara cardunculus (AGM) 3L
- Common Name: Cardoon
- Large purple-pink thistle like fowers in summer
- Handsome, large silver-grey leaves
- H&S: 1.5m x 1.2m
- Prefers full sun
Cardoon. A tall growing perennial with long, divided grey-green leaves. Height 2m. Large purple flowerheads are produced in summer. Prefers a fertile soil in sun. Blanched leaf stalks and midribs are edible.