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botanical name:
Digitalis dubia
Digitalis dubia © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Foxglove
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.45m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
description:
Small perennial with rosettes of wrinkled lance-shaped dark greyish green leaves, woolly grey-white underneath. Short stems bear sparse racemes of purplish pink or white flowers with dark spots inside, produced in early summer.

cultivation:
Well drained, humus-rich, preferably alkaline soil in sun or part shade and a warm location. Dislikes excessive winter wet.
May be short lived.

propagation:
From seed

usage:
Rock gardens, containers.

other notes:
From the Balearic Islands, Spain. Found in limestone areas.

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