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botanical name:
Digitalis x mertonensis
Digitalis x mertonensis © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
common name:  Foxglove
synonyms:  Digitalis x mertonensis 'Summer King'
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.90m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
Clump-forming perennial foxglove with lance-shaped, toothed, veined, glossy dark green leaves and spikes of large rich salmon-pink or reddish pink flowers.

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

From seed, will come true if not cross pollinated by other species nearby.

other notes:
Hybrid of D. grandiflora x D. purpurea


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