Wonderful striking honey coloured flowers with red markings flowering all summer long and attracting bees to your garden. This variety won't self seed and is hardy.
Month Available: June
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Yellow
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade
Season of Interest: Summer
Plant Type: Perennial
Main Attribute: Summer flowering.
Height / Spread: 50cm x 40cm (20in x 16in)
Digitalis prefer lighter soils, as my soil is quite heavy I add compost to the top few inches of soil to make it lighter for growing in.
Where to Plant: Borders
Pests and Diseases: Aphids, Leaf Spot, Powdery Mildew.
Plant Care: Cut back main flower spike as it fades.
Care and Time: Medium - spring
Warning: Toxic if eaten.
Benefits: Unusual flower colour, won't self seed, upright and strong growth, ideal for mixed borders.
History: Bred by David Tristram, this variety is a cross between Digitalis obscura - which has rusty, pink tinted yellow flowers, and Digitalis grandiflora, with the more primrose yellow flowers.
EU Rights: EU Plant Variety Rights apply. Propagation without a license is illegal.