Botanical Name: Daucus carota
Days to Maturity: 70 days
Native: Africa, Eurasia
Hardiness: Frost-tolerant biennial grown as an annual
Plant Dimensions: Roots are 6″–7″ long at their peak
Variety Information: Conical roots with long tapered ends, purple skin with orange interior. ‘Cosmic Purple’ has characteristics of both imperator and nantes types carrots.