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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

Delivery Information

Now is our busy spring period - orders are being packed 6 days a week, however please remember it may be 10 days before you RECEIVE your plants.

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

Fully hardy - 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

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