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botanical name:
Digitalis 'Glory of Roundway'
Digitalis 'Glory of Roundway' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Foxglove
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 1.20m
width: 0.45m
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: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Clump-forming perennial with evergreen or semi-evergreen rosettes of deep green, lance shaped leaves. Produces multiple slender, branching spikes of tubular, soft greyish pink flowers with pale yellow throats. Does not set seed.

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

By division or basal cuttings.

Good cut flower

other notes:
A sterile hybrid between D. lutea and D. x mertonensis, found in the garden of John and Sarah Phillips.
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