A purple globe variety, similar to Green Globe in habit, but with a finer flavor. Buds are followed by large, attractive, thistle-like purple flower heads. 80-90 days from transplant. OP
Care: Plant 3′ apart in rows 3′ apart in full sun. Harvest before flowers start to open. In October, cut back to 8-10″ from ground and mulch with straw or leaves. Uncover in April.