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Digitalis purpurea

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Plant Size
15cm × 20cm

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Plant Finder: about Digitalis purpurea

Common names

Foxglove, Dead mens bells, Fairy thimbles, Lady's gloves, Witches gloves, Common foxglove

Description

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove). This perennial is grown as a hardy biennial, the plants will seeds up to two months before the frost, The blooms will follow in the spring and summer. The purple-pink bell-like flowers are borne in racemes on tall stems, they have purple spots inside the throat. In the mild climates, the foliage is evergreen and will forms large, lush clumps. This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe.

Cultivation

Watch out it is poisonous and allergenic.

Interest and use

Under shrubs, borders. Leaves are poisonous if eaten.

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Digitalis purpurea | Middleton, Manchester, M24 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH5.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Brimington, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43
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