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DIGITALIS purpurea albiflora

Additional Plant Details

  • Good to know - white form of our common foxglove. Popularised by Gertrude Jekyll in her white planting schemes. Wildlife plant - bees, caterpillars of butterflies and moths.
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    Pests & Diseases - leaf spot, powdery mildew.

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    Place of Origin - Europe.

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    Toxicity: Caution, toxic if eaten - Do not eat these plants.

Delivery Information

Now is our busy period - orders are being packed 6 days a week, however please remember it may be 14 days before you RECEIVE your plants.

Due to the high volume of Export orders, these are taking up to 10 days to RESPOND to.

Orders can also be collected in person from our Nurseries, or some of our shows - just tell us during the checkout process.

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Hardiness Rating

Hardy - cold Winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/nothern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)

Mature Dimensions
overall height and width of plant once mature

Height - in metres - 1.2m (4ft)
Spread - in metres - 60cm (24in)

Plant Type

Herbaceous - very variable biennial or short lived perennial. Ovate to lance-shaped, usually toothed, dark- green or sometimes white-woolly leaves 10-25cm (4-10in) long. Produces flowers to 6cm (2½in) long in one-sided spikes.

Preferred Location

Soil Conditions

No Preference - except very wet or dry. Most prefer humus- rich soil.

Flowers In

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Buy DIGITALIS purpurea albiflora

Pot size: 1.5 or 2 Litre
£9.00 each
 MULTIBUY SAVING  Any 3+ for £7.33 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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