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botanical name:
Digitalis grandiflora
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common name:  Yellow foxglove
synonyms:  Digitalis ambigua, Digitalis orientalis
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.75m
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: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
description:
Short-lived perennial or sometimes biennial. Clump forming with bold basal rosettes of finely toothed, prominently veined mid green leaves. Spikes of pale yellow flowers with brown markings inside, in early to mid summer.

cultivation:
Any reasonable, well drained, humus-rich soil in sun or part shade.

propagation:
From seed. Will usually self-seed.

other notes:
Distrubuted in the wild from Southern Europe to Siberia.

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