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HerbaceousEarly 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 in one-sided spikes.
Hardy - cold winterHardy 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)
DIGITALIS purpurea albiflora
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowWhite form of our common foxglove. Popularised by Gertrude Jekyll in her white planting schemes. Wildlife plant - bees, caterpillars of butterflies and moths.Pests & DiseasesLeaf spot, powdery mildew.Place of originEurope.
Flower ShapeSpikesTubularTubular-bell-shaped to 6cm (2½in) long
Soil ConditionsTolerates allExcept very wet or dry. Humus-rich
Toxic - Category B - CAUTIONToxic if eaten(People & Pets)
WildlifeBee friendlyRabbit Resistant
- Dividing Herbaceous Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Spring Planting Osteospermums - Video Tip ondemand_video
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- Dividing summer flowering Hemerocallis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Summer propagation - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Self-seeding aquilegia - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Supporting Plants - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading meconopsis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading Delphiniums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Feeding herbaceous peonies - Video Tip ondemand_video
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