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Artichoke flower heads


By Siris

Artichoke flower heads (Cynara cardunculus (Globe Artichoke))

Five young Artichoke heads so far on this plant, used as a decorative. The leaves, although large, are greeny/white, and the flowers purple.

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The bees love the big purple flowers heads the foliage is attractive to !

18 May, 2015


The flowerheads are spectacular, unfortunately mine is always covered in blackfly, usually zap them with a fierce water jet.

18 May, 2015



23 May, 2015


Statuesque, have 2 in the front, and 1 in the back, need to reduce to just one.

23 May, 2015

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