Jerusalem Artichoke / Sunchoke (Helianthus tuberosus)

Villa Rica, GA(Zone 7a)

These are so pretty this time of year when everything else in my yard seems to be dieing back, these are just bursting with beautiful color!!


Common name: Jerusalem Artichoke / Sunchoke
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Helianthus
Species tuberosus

Plant Link: http://plantsdatabase.com/go/1859/

Thumbnail by MOLLYBEE
Bay City, MI(Zone 5a)

very pretty MOLLYBEE :) what do you have growing on your trellis in the background??

Villa Rica, GA(Zone 7a)

Actually it is what we call roadside roses. Light pink mini roses. Also a clemitis(sp?) Pretty in the early spring/summer!

Which is the lowest temperature it survives at ? I live in France.

Villa Rica, GA(Zone 7a)

Lucinda, Check out the link in the first post, it leads you to the Plants Database. There it will tell you all that info. Since I don't know what your zone is, it'd be easier if you check out the link. Maybe we can work out a trade...although I have never mailed outside the USA, I could try.
Let me know

Rock Hill, SC

i have been looking for artichoke seeds, they are supposed to grow about anywhere so i ve read. i live just south of charlotte, nc and hope they can live here. let me know if you can tell me where i can get some. thanks for any info. al and mary

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