- Go Shopping
- Browse our plants A-Z
- Shop by category
- Christmas Sale 20% off
- Winter Clearance 50% off
- All offers and promotions
- Buy Christmas Rose and save £5.50 inc gift wrap and c&p for £23.50, further savings on more plants see offer for details.
Available without giftwrap
- Any medium sized Camellia inc gift wrap and c&p for £29.00 saving £7.50, further savings on more plants see offer for details. Available without gift wrap.
- Buy 1 'Christmas Cheer' inc gift wrap and carriage for £33.00 SAVING £5.50,
Available without gift wrap
- £24.00 for any 3 trilliums bulbs inc c&p saving £7.50
- 100 daffodil bulbs for £21 saving £7.50
- Flowering & Top Sellers December 2015
- Flowering by Month
- New plants in 2015
- Burncoose Gift Vouchers
- National Garden Tokens
- Rare Plant List
- Customer Services and Information
- News and Events
- Help and Advice
- Catalogue Request
- Professional Gardeners
- About Us
- Log In / Register
History: Home >
DIGITALIS purpurea Excelsior hybrids
Pastel shades of the cultivated foxglove
Buy DIGITALIS purpurea Excelsior hybrids
- 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.
- 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)
- Height - in metres - 1.2m (4ft)
- Spread - in metres - 60cm (24in)
- Herbaceous - 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.
Other Suggested Plants
Customers who bought DIGITALIS purpurea Excelsior hybrids also bought these...