Digitalis purpurea 'Alba'
Digitalis purpurea 'Alba'

Digitalis purpurea 'Alba'

Foxglove

Plantaginaceae

Height

80- 110 cm

Flower colour

white

Flowering time

July - August

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun - partial shade

Soil

fairly well drained, but grows in most soil types

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

the species is native to temperate regions in Europe

Digitalis, is a genus of around 20 species in the family Plantaginaceae.  They are tall plants with long flower spikes and a basal rosette of leaves. They are very poisonous. They are distributed around W- and SW-Europe, W- and Central Asia, Oceania and NW-Africa.

Propagation:


Seed - sown in spring

Seed just covered and kept at 20°C (68°F) until germination.

Or sown directly outside in spring. The place should be marked clearly so the seedlings can grow undisturbed.

Biennial. Self-seeds sparingly. Very toxic plant.

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