DIGITALIS

Commonly known as Foxglove

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Genus of 25 species of biennials, perennials and shrubs from Europe, the Canary Islands and Madeira, northwestern Africa and central Asia, generally found in open woodland.

D. purpurea is the common and well-loved foxglove though etymologically probably refers to fairy bells rather than Reynard's mittens.

The medical use for this dangerous plant was discovered in 1785 by William Withering. Effects were recognised  but not understood.

Further Reading....
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Biennials and short lived perennials
  • Partial shade

Buy Varieties of DIGITALIS

DIGITALIS 'Goldcrest'

DIGITALIS 'Goldcrest'

Foxglove

soft orange-yellow flowers with pinkish-red overtones. Long flowering period

 
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DIGITALIS grandiflora

DIGITALIS grandiflora

Yellow foxglove

(ambigua) - pale yellow flowers

 
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DIGITALIS x mertonensis

DIGITALIS x mertonensis

Foxglove

deep salmon-pink, late flowering

 
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DIGITALIS purpurea albiflora

DIGITALIS purpurea albiflora

Common foxglove, Dead men's bells, Fairy thimbles

pure white

 
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DIGITALIS purpurea Excelsior hybrids

DIGITALIS purpurea Excelsior hybrids

Foxglove

pastel shades of the cultivated foxglove

 
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DIGITALIS purpurea 'Pam's Choice'

DIGITALIS purpurea 'Pam's Choice'

Foxglove

creamy white bell flowers with deep burgundy blotches in the throats

 
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DIGITALIS purpurea 'Silver Fox'

DIGITALIS purpurea 'Silver Fox'

Foxglove

white speckled gloves on silvery stems on this dwarf-type foxglove

 
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DIGITALIS purpurea 'Snow Thimble'

DIGITALIS purpurea 'Snow Thimble'

Foxglove

pure white flowers with pale speckles

 
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DIGITALIS purpurea 'Sutton's Apricot'

DIGITALIS purpurea 'Sutton's Apricot'

Foxglove

an unusual foxglove with apricot-pink flowers

 
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DIGITALIS x valinii 'Firebird'

DIGITALIS x valinii 'Firebird'

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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