DIGITALIS x valinii 'Firebird'

Commonly known as Foxglove

Runner-up in the RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year competition 2019. Glossy dark green leaves. Spikes of brightly coloured flowers, in shades of apricot, pink and gold
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DIGITALIS x valinii 'Firebird'

 
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  • Deciduous
  • Height
    90cm (36in)
  • Spread
    45cm (18in)
  • Herbaceous Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - D. (Isoplexis) canariensis x D. purpurea. Wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases
    leaf spot, powdery mildew. Red spider mite and whiteflies under glass
  • Place of origin
    garden origin. UK. John Fielding
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
  • Tubular
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil - avoid very wet or very dry soils
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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Digitalis - Growing Guide
90cm (36in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45cm (18in)
 

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