Common Foxglove

Digitalis purpurea 'Pam's Choice'

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Common Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea 'Pam's Choice')
dij-ih-TAL-iss per-per-EE-ah
Genus:  Digitalis
This is a biennial or short-lived perennial, which may last longer and rebloom if deadheaded. It sports dramatic blossoms in contrasting colors in spires reaching six feet high in rich soil, but more likely to 3 or 4 feet. 
Noteworthy Characteristics:  Large, white bells with rich, burgundy throats. Digitalis leaves are very poisonous.
Care:  This plant prefers moist, acidic soils in part shade. 
Propagation:  Will naturalize; may not come true from seed.
Problems:  Nothing serious, but watch for occasional powdery mildew, leaf spot, aphids, mealy bugs, slugs, and Japanese beetles. 

Overview

Height
3 ft. to 6 ft.
Spread
6 in. to 12 in.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Growth Pace
Moderate Grower
Light
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture
Medium Moisture
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Attracts Hummingbirds,
Self Seeds,
Showy Flowers
Bloom Time
Early Summer,
Late Spring,
Spring,
Summer
Flower Color
Red,
White
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Cut Flower,
Naturalizing
Style
Cottage Garden
Seasonal Interest
Spring Interest
Type
Perennials

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