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Digitalis parviflora

Foxglove

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour

Brown

Feature

Flowers

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

photo by Peter Stanley, copyright GAP Photos (263465)

Plant details

Found growing wild in Northern Spain, this handsome foxglove blooms in early summer. Its dark orange-brown flowers are densely packed along the flower spikes. Unlike many foxgloves, it is a perennial, blooming for years on end Give plants a shady, well-drained spot in the garden. Propagate by sowing seed in containers during late spring.

Family: Scrophulariacae

Genus: Digitalis

Species: parviflora

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Brown

Foliage colour: Dark green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Partial shade, Shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 60cm

Spread: 30cm

Time to plant seeds: April to May


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