Digitalis Dalmatian Purple

The iconic colour of the traditional foxglove, superb purple spires rise above clumps of foliage throughout summer, attracting bees to your garden.

Month Available: June

Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous

Flower Colour: Purple

Suitable For Wildlife: Bees

Soil Type: Well-drained

Sun/Shade: Partial shade

Season of Interest: Summer

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers

Plant Type: Perennial

Hardy: Fully

Main Attribute: Summer flowering.

Height / Spread: 60cm x 40cm (24in 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: Remove dead flowers to aid further flowering. Cut to ground level once flowering is over.

Care and Time: Medium - spring

Warning: Toxic if eaten.

Benefits: Will flower in first year, smaller habit.

History: New to the market in 2012, these foxgloves were bred for their uniform growth habit and ability to flower in the first year.

EU Rights: N/A

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