Tall stems dripping with pendant bells, each beautifully marked.
Enchanting in early summer borders and wonderful for cottage gardens, they are loved by bees and other beneficial insects.
A native of south western and western central Europe. Said to have been named from the latin "digitus" meaning finger, whilst ots colloquail name is derived from "folk's glove".
Genus - Digitalis
Species - Purpurea
Variety - Pams Choice
Common name - Foxglove
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 4 - 8
Height - 1,20 m
Spread - 0,30 m
Plant type - Biennial Flower
Exposure - Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth rate - Medium
Soil PH - Acidic, Neutral
Soil type - Loam, Sand, Well Drained
Water requirements - Semi-moist
Landscape uses - Under shrubs, borders. Leaves are poisonous if eaten.
Bloom season - May - July
Leaf / Flower color - Green, Gray Green / White - burgundy
Sow indoors from April to July in trays of seed compost or outside in a prepared seed bed.
Sow thinly, cover with a fine layer of compost. Firm gently, keep moist.
Seedlings appear in 21-35 days.
Will flower from may to July teh following year. Allow to shed seed for future plants.
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