Digitalis purpurea (Common Foxglove) Seeds
Digitalis purpurea
(Common Foxglove)

8,000 seeds   $2.00

photo by Sue Brown                       

Digitalis purpurea is a showy wildflower with spotted, purplish-pink, bell-shaped flowers on tall stems. The tubular flowers attract hummingbirds.

Digitalis purpurea blooms in early summer. It makes a nice companion plant for roses and June-blooming perennials like campanula and dianthus. The long-stemmed flowers are great for cutting.

Digitalis purpurea is one of the few showy flowers for the shade garden. It's a biennial or short-lived perennial. Native to Europe. The plants are poisonous.

Also known as Common Foxglove. Deer resistant. Hardy in zones 4-9.

height 3-4'

Sowing Digitalis purpurea Seeds

Start foxglove seeds indoors 8 weeks before the last frost date. Or sow outdoors after the last frost. Sow on the surface. Full sun to part shade. Spacing 15".

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Digitalis purpurea