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Mixed Foxglove

Midsummer Mix of Blooms

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Mixed Foxglove

Midsummer Mix of Blooms

Its name means "fairy gloves"—derived from the fingerlike flower spikes. Bright, colorful 3-in. blooms in a glowing mix, 2-4 ft. tall, beginning in early summer and lasting for weeks. Prefers partial shade. Bareroot. Zones 4-8.
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  • Botanical Name: Digitalis purpurea 'Excelsior'
  • Height: 6 Inches
  • Spacing: 6-8"
  • Depth: Plant so the crown is just below the soil level.
  • Spread: 6-8"
  • Light Required: Partial Shade
  • Color: black (very deep violet) with lighter center
  • Size: Bareroot
  • Blooms: Early Summer for 3 - 4 weeks.
  • Zone: 5-9
  • Form: Biennial in North, may be perennial in South.
  • Flower Form: Pansy-like 1 1/2" flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Fertile, well-drained soil.
  • Growth Rate: moderate
  • Pruning: Remove spent flower stalks if desired to tidy up the plants.
  • Foliage: Medium green, large, oval shaped basal leaves.
  • Comments: Old fashioned flower. Towering stalks of deep-cupped flowers make an outstanding display. Excellent mix of colors. THE HEART STIMULANT, DIGITALIS, IS DERIVED FROM THE DRIED LEAVES OF THIS PLANT. FOLIAGE, FLOWERS AND SEEDS MAY BE TOXIC IF INGESTED.

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