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Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea)


Attracts Bees and Butterflies

Biennial

Medicinal
Height: 3 - 5 feet
Aspect: Semi shade
Soil Type: Moist
Uses: Medicinal
Care: Biennial so allow to seed to produce plants for the future
Usually available: All year
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Description:

Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea)

Foxglove – Digitalis purpurea

Foxglove – Digitalis purpurea is a short lived perennial, grown as a biennial. A native plant with beautiful spires of purple/pink shaded (occasionally white) bell flowers. Particularly attractive to bees. A traditional cottage garden plant. They combine beautifully with shrubs and other herbaceous plants.

Will grow happily in a wooded or shady site but will tolerate most aspects.

Medicinal properties. Digitalin comes from leaves to treat heart complaints. However, DO NOT TRY THIS YOURSELF. Please leave this to a trained medicinal herbalist as this plant is poisonous.

£2.10

Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

Additional information

Weight.5 kg
Height

3 – 5 Foot

Life Cycle

Biennial

Colour

Pinks, Mauves, Blues

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly

Yes

Medicinal

Medicinal

Planting Position

Semi-Shade

Herbs for Tea

No

Ideal for Tubs & Containers

No

Culinary Herbs

Not culinary

Scented

No Scent

Herb Group

Other

A-Z

F

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