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DIGITALIS purpurea Excelsior hybrids



Commonly known as: Foxglove.


Seeds may be available, check buying options below.
£9.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £8.00 each
Pot size: 1.5 or 2 Litre

Mature Size

1.2m (4ft) Herbaceous Watering Can
  60cm (24in)
 

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  • Good to know - developed from our common foxglove. Wildlife plant - bees, caterpillars of butterflies and moths.
  • Pests & Diseases - leaf spot, powdery mildew.
  • Place of Origin - Europe.
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Height - 1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread - 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. - biennial or short lived perennial. Unlike the wild foxglove the bells are evenly spaced around the spike. Shades of creamy yellow, white, purple or pink.
  • 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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