cardoon. Looks like a artichoke. With big beautiful purple flowers. You eat the stalks. Boiled or fresh.
With over winter in zones 7 and above. Everywhere else it's grown as a annual great addition to the garden. It really looks like a exotic plant. And deer don't like it. So if your in a area where the deer help themselves plant this one along the edges.
You can't get this at your. Local grocery store. So to our farmers market friends. This might serve you well having it in your line up
Plant early plant often happy growing!!!
Imagine if you could be satisfied and content with your purchase. That can very much be your reality with the Silver white cardoon.