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botanical name:
Digitalis davisiana
Digitalis davisiana © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Foxglove
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.90m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 9 to 11
Perennial growing from rhizomatous roots. Narrow lanceolate, finely toothed, mid green leaves. Tall erect spikes of pale yellow flowers with darker veining inside, produced in early summer.

Best in reasonable, well drained, humus-rich soil in sun or part shade and a warm location.
May be short lived.

From seed or by division.

other notes:
From the Eastern Mediterranean area.

pronounced: dij-ih-TAH-liss da-vis-ee-AH-nuh
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