(Sunset Foxglove, Dusky Maid)
400 seeds $2.50
Digitalis obscura has narrow, evergreen leaves on bushy plants. It blooms in June with sunset-red and gold flowers with red veins and spots. The tubular flowers attract hummingbirds. Digitalis obscura is native to Spain and North Africa. It is drought tolerant, unlike other species. It needs good drainage, and it's perfect for rock gardens. It can be slow getting started, but it's a reliable perennial once established.
Also known as Willow Leaf Foxglove, Digitalis obscura 'Sunset' and 'Dusky Maid'. Deer resistant. Hardy in zones 5-9.
height 18" spacing 12"
Sowing Digitalis obscura Seeds
Start foxglove seeds indoors 8 weeks before the last frost date. Sow on the surface. Full sun to part shade.