Digitalis purpurea 'Pam's Choice'
80 - 110 cm
white with maroon throat
July - August
sun - partial shade
fairly well drained, but grows in most soil types
acid - neutral - alkaline
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.
Seed - sown in March.
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. Comes true from seed, but only if isolated from other varieties. Can self seed, maroon spots smaller in self-seeded plants. Very toxic plant.