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Digitalis obscura/Willow Leaf Foxglove, Sunset Foxglove

Digitalis obscura / Digitalis obscura
Bell-shaped yellow flowers in spring and summer
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Bell-shaped yellow flowers in spring and summer

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Scientific Name: Digitalis obscura
Common Name: Willow Leaf Foxglove, Sunset Foxglove
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Orange, Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Comments: Attracts hummingbirds and is not eaten by deer. More drought tolerant than the other foxgloves. Remove spent flower stems as it finishes and several smaller spikes will appear, extending the blooming period. From the mountains of Spain, this foxglove tends to be evergreen in zone 8 and posssibly part of zone 7.