Digitalis purpurea ‘Dalmation Purple’, Large 3lt (17cm) Pot

£8.99

A great improvement on the classic foxglove – the individual pinky purple flowers are speckled with purple inside and are produced all the way round the flower spike, not just on one side. These short lived perennials will happily seed about to create dramatic drifts and to attract wildlife to their nectar rich flowers. Sun or shade. Well drained soil. H60cm S 30cm.

Spires of pretty, spotted flowers

Easy to grow, low maintenance. Attracts pollinating bees

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Description

A great improvement on the classic foxglove – the individual pinky purple flowers are speckled with purple inside and are produced all the way round the flower spike, not just on one side. These short lived perennials will happily seed about to create dramatic drifts and to attract wildlife to their nectar rich flowers. Sun or shade. Well drained soil. H60cm S 30cm.

Spires of pretty, spotted flowers

Easy to grow, low maintenance. Attracts pollinating bees

Additional information

Family

Plantaginaceae

Flower month

June-July

Plant condition

This plant keeps some or all of its leaves in winter

Plant Type

Perennial

Plant Care

If you're patient, you can get more plants in future by allowing a flower spike to remain after flowering, until the seed pods turn brown. Then sprinkle seeds where you want plants. Thin seedlings in spring. They will flower in the June, at least a year after sowing.

Habit

Upright

Aspect

Any position sheltered or exposed

Tenderness

Hardy

Foliage colour

Green

Foliage

Evergreen Perennial Plant

Flower colour

Pinky Purple

Genus

Digitalis

Height & Spread in 5 yrs

H 60cm S 30cm

Fragrant

No

Sun position

Sun or partial shade loving

Soil

Any well drained soil

Pot size

Large 3lt (17cm) Pot

Common name

Foxglove

Species

0

Toxicity

CAUTION: Toxic if eaten