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DIGITALIS

Commonly known as Foxglove



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Genus of 25 species of biennials, perennials and shrubs from Europe, the Canary Islands and Madeira, northwestern Africa and central Asia, generally found in open woodland.


  • Good to know - wildlife plant - bees.
  • Medicinal Properties - widely used in the production of heart stimulant drugs.
  • Pests & Diseases - leaf spot, powdery mildew.
  • Place of Origin - Europe, north west Africa,central Asia.
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - biennials and short lived perennials
  • Partial Shade
  • No Preference - except very wet or dry. Most prefer humus rich soil
  • Caution, toxic if eaten - Do not eat these plants.
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Buy Varieties of DIGITALIS

DIGITALIS grandiflora   AWARD

DIGITALIS grandiflora  >


Commonly known as: Yellow foxglove.
(ambigua) - pale yellow flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£10.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

DIGITALIS x mertonensis   AWARD

DIGITALIS x mertonensis  >


Commonly known as: Foxglove.
Deep salmon-pink, late flowering
Multibuy Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£10.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

DIGITALIS purpurea albiflora

DIGITALIS purpurea albiflora  >


Commonly known as: Common foxglove, Dead men's bells, Fairy thimbles.
Pure white
Multibuy Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£10.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

DIGITALIS purpurea Excelsior hybrids

DIGITALIS purpurea Excelsior hybrids  >


Commonly known as: Foxglove.
Pastel shades of the cultivated foxglove
Multibuy Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£10.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

DIGITALIS purpurea 'Sutton's Apricot'  AWARD

DIGITALIS purpurea 'Sutton's Apricot'  >


Commonly known as: Foxglove.
An unusual foxglove with apricot-pink flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£10.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

DIGITALIS 'Silver Fox'

DIGITALIS 'Silver Fox'  >


Commonly known as: Foxglove.
White speckled gloves on silvery stems on this dwarf-type foxglove
Multibuy Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£10.50 each
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Useful extras...

Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Trumpet wire support
The Harrod Peony plant supports have a striking trumpet shape which is ideal for supporting many plants including peonies. Available in several sizes, in traditional rust & matt black colour.
6 options from £36.00

Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Single stem loop support
These protect the fragile single stem flowers of plants which can easily suffer from wind damage. Supplied in packs of 6.
2 options from £12.95

Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Y-stakes
These Y-stakes are perfect for odd shaped herbaceous plants we all have in our border which need supporting
Only £26.95

Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Link stakes
Link stakes plant supports are made from dark olive-green powder coated galvanised steel wire (up to 6mm thick), merge seemlessly into the background.
4 options from £28.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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