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Digitalis laevigata

Foxglove

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour

Yellow

Feature

Flowers

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

photo by Richard Bloom, copyright GAP Photos (15843)

Plant details

This choice foxglove is found growing wild in The Balkans. In mid-summer, it produces spires of brownish yellow flowers with a white lower lip and speckled interior. Give plants a shady, well-drained spot in the garden. Propagate by sowing seed in containers during late spring.

Family: Scrophulariaceae

Genus: Digitalis

Species: laevigata

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Yellow

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Partial shade, Shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Sandy

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 90cm

Spread: 45cm

Time to plant seeds: April to May


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