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Commonly known as: Foxglove.


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  • 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.


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
£9.50 each

DIGITALIS x mertonensis   AWARD

DIGITALIS x mertonensis  >

Commonly known as: Foxglove.
Deep salmon-pink, late flowering
MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£9.50 each

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
£9.50 each

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
£9.50 each

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
£9.50 each

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. Comes in several sizes and is available in traditional rust and matt black colour.
6 options from £36.00

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. Link stakes can be placed in the border before or after plants have grown and easily adjusted at any time during the growing season.
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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