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Digitalis ‘Illumination Pink’

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Chelsea Flower show plant of the year 2012. A mixture of peach, pink and mauve shades. Long flowering season, June to Nov. 90 cm.

Digitalis ‘Illumination Pink’ | Gunnislake, Cornwall, PL18
Pot SizeTotal Price
2 litres
£4.50

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Description

Digitalis ‘Illumination Pink’. This unusual plant, which won 'Plant of the Year' at Chelsea in 2012, was a cross of Digitalis (Isoplexis) canariensis with Digitalis purpurea to create deep pink flowers with peachy cream throats, speckled lightly with brown.

Cultivation

The plants are hardy and will need sun or partial shade with humus-rich, well drained soil that does not dry out excessively.

Interest and use

A show-stopper which will suit informal cottage garden and woodland plantings.

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Digitalis ‘Illumination Pink’ | Gunnislake, Cornwall, PL18 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Moist

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