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DIGITALIS purpurea

Native wild foxglove. May-July. Spotted purple flowers. Evergreen grey green leaves. Biennial. Ht. 140cm. Sp. 30cm. Well drained soil. Shade or part shade. Best planted in bold groups.


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Plant Details: DIGITALIS purpurea


Species: purpurea

Common name: Foxglove

Family: Scrophulariaceae

Origin: Britain

Flower colour: Purple

Flower month: May, Jun, Jul

Foliage colour: Green

Hardy: Hardy

Soil type: Moist yet well drained soil

Aspect: Shade, Part Shade

Evergreen: Deciduous

Height: 140

Spread: 30

Flower type: Single

Flower attribute: Elegant

Leaf colour: Green

Self: NO

Naturalising: YES

Self seeding: YES

Slug resistant: YES

Slug resistant: YES

Winter grow conditions: O

Compost: P

Web rating: Michael Loftus rating under evaluation

Special uses: Deer Proof, Rabbit Proof

Pot Size: 9cm

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