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Digitalis purpurea/Foxglove

Digitalis purpurea / Digitalis purpurea
A stalk of foxglove in bloom
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A stalk of foxglove in bloom

Funnel-shaped florets arranged tightly along a stem

A bed of foxglove in spring flower

Close-up of flowers

Bedding plants on close spacings

The bloom season is over a relatively long period as florets open from the bottom of the stalk to the top

Striking flowers on 2' stalks

Flowers

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Scientific Name: Digitalis purpurea
Common Name: Foxglove
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Various
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
Landscape Categories: Annuals for the Cool or Cold Season
Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Comments: A fast growing, tall perennial that give interesting flowers in a variety of colors.