Lovely pointed purple artichokes with delicate flavor. Purple varieties have been popular in Italy for hundreds of years and are more tender than green types. 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.