Digitalis purpurea

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  • Common Name: Foxglove
  • Plant Story:

    A biennial herbaceous plant, Digitalis purpurea features oblong leaves and spikes of funnel-shaped white, pink, and purple-spotted flowers in the late spring to early summer. Flowers are attractive to hummingbirds and tolerate both rabbits and deer.

  • Type: Perennial Herbaceous
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Flower Color: Purple,Pink,White
  • Planting Zone: 4-8
  • Height: 2-5 ft
  • Spread: 1-2.5 ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Perennial borders
  • Leaf: Light green oval
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to: Birds,
  • Plant Deer Resistant:Yes
  • Plant Potential Pests:Powdery mildew, leaf spot, aphids, mealy bugs, slugs, and Japanese beetles
  • Form: Upright
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Remove spent blooms to encourage a second bloom. Will remain in garden by self-seeding.

Foxglove - Additional Photos