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Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove) -2L pot

£5.95

Tall, tubular, purple flowers. A striking edition to a shaded area.

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25 + £5.65
50 + £5.36

Description

Digitalis purpurea, commonly known as foxglove, is a striking biennial or short-lived perennial known for its tall, elegant spires of tubular purple flowers that add a touch of enchantment to shaded garden areas. These blossoms, which can also come in shades of white, pink, and yellow, are highly attractive to bees and other pollinators, making them a valuable addition to any garden ecosystem. Foxgloves thrive in partial to full shade and prefer well-drained, slightly acidic soil, although they can adapt to a variety of soil conditions. The plant’s towering flower spikes can reach heights of up to 5 feet, creating a dramatic focal point in woodland gardens, shaded borders, and cottage-style plantings. Despite their beauty, gardeners should handle foxgloves with care, as all parts of the plant are toxic if ingested. Their low maintenance needs and ability to flourish in less sunny spots make Digitalis purpurea a favorite among gardeners looking to add vertical interest and vibrant color to shaded areas.

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