Digitalis purpurea 'Primrose Carousel'
60 - 80 cm
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. Can possibly re-seed in favorable conditions, but only sparingly. Very toxic plant.