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

Estimated delivery between 01 February and 07 February 2015. Subject to all plants being in stock

Please note that orders will normally be despatched within 5 - 10 working days from receipt except in the busy Spring season when it may take up to 15 working days from receipt until despatch.

Regretfully we are not currently exporting any more orders out of the UK until the end of January 2015, or later, depending on the weather.

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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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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