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Commonly known as Foxglove
Soft orange-yellow flowers with pinkish-red overtones. Long flowering period
Height - 50cm (20in)
Spread - 40cm (16in)
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - clump-forming perennial. Strong stems from a rosette of dark-green leaves.
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)
Caution, toxic if eaten - Do not eat these plants.
Additional Features - Good to know - - D. obscura x D. grandiflora. Produces no seeds
Pests & Diseases - leaf spot, powdery mildew
Place of origin - garden origin. D. Tristram, Walberton Nursery, West Sussex
Hardiness - Fully hardy -
Seasonal Interest - Summer -
Soil Conditions - Tolerates all - - except very wet or very dry. Humus-rich soil
Wildlife - Bee friendly -