Artichoke - Green Globe
This cool-season perennial prized for its flavorful “hearts” is normally hardy to Zone 6 if well mulched, and occasionally Zone 5 during mild winters. Its bristly leaves also add a unique texture to flower gardens.
Soil conditions: requires well-drained soil
Prefers deep, fertile, well-drained soils high in organic matter with a pH between 6.5 and 8.0. A heavy feeder that requires lots of moisture for maximum growth. It will survive drought, but not produce well.