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DIGITALIS purpurea albiflora

Common foxglove, Dead men's bells, Fairy thimbles

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  • 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.
  • Pests & Diseases - leaf spot, powdery mildew.
  • Place of Origin - Europe.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Height - in metres - 1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread - in metres - 60cm (24in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - 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.
  • 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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£9.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £8.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Pot size: 1.5 or 2 Litre

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