Digitalis Purpurea Foxglove Mix - 1,000 Seeds
Digitalis purpurea (foxglove, common foxglove, purple foxglove or lady's glove) is a species of flowering plant in the genus digitalis, in the family plantaginaceae, native and widespread throughout most of temperate Europe. It is also naturalized in parts of North America and some other temperate regions. The plants are well known as the original source of the heart medicine digoxin (also called digitalis or digitalin). Foxglove is a wonderful choice for your shade garden. I dont know of any other shade plant that gets this big or comes in so many vibrant colors! They attract bees, butterflies, and birds including hummimgbirds! Bloom time: june - sept. Hardiness zone: 4 - 8 (biennial). Light requirements: part sun - full shade . . . Soil / water: average - moist.
- Hardy biennial which works well along fences and in cottage gardens
- Beautiful purple flowers have a tubular shape
- Blooms in early to mid-summer
- Attracts butterflies, bees and birds
- Grows up to 5 feet tall and thrive in full sun to partial shade