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botanical name:
Digitalis obscura
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common name:  Spanish Rusty Foxglove, Narrow Leaf Foxglove, Sunset Foxglove, Dusty Foxglove
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.20m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: orange
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
description:
Sub-shrubby perennial with greyish green narrowly lance-shaped leaves and spikes of yellow, orangey or brownish flowers, with red veins and spotting inside, from late spring to midsummer.

cultivation:
Well drained, moist or dryish, reasonably fertile soil in sun or part shade.

propagation:
Will usually self-seed.

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