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DIGITALIS purpurea 'Sutton's Apricot'
Commonly known as Foxglove
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Orange - apricot pink
Height - 2m (6½ft)
Spread - 60cm (24in)
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - biennial or short lived perennial. Horizontally held, wide-open, frilly-margined flowers.
Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
Caution, toxic if eaten - Do not eat these plants.
Additional Features - 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 - garden orogin. Bred by Sutton's, UK
Hardiness - Fully hardy
Seasonal Interest - Summer
Soil Conditions - Tolerates all - except very wet or dry. Most prefer humus- rich soil.
Wildlife - Bee friendly
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