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botanical name:
Digitalis ferruginea
Digitalis ferruginea © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Rusty Foxglove
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 1.20m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: fast
growth habit:
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: light brown
stem/bark: brown
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: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 8
Robust biennial or short-lived perennial, forming basal rosettes of oblong to lance-shaped, dark green leaves, sometimes hairy underneath, up to 20cm long. Produces tall spikes of smallish, golden bronze-brown flowers with red-brown veins inside, in summer.

Any well drained dryish soil in full sun or part shade

other notes:
Found wild in Southeastern Europe, Turkey, Caucasus and Lebanon.

pronounced: dij-ih-TAH-liss fer-roo-JIN-ee-uh

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