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botanical name:
Digitalis obscura
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common name:  Spanish Rusty Foxglove, Narrow Leaf Foxglove, Sunset Foxglove, Dusty Foxglove
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.20m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: orange
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
Sub-shrubby perennial with greyish green narrowly lance-shaped leaves and spikes of yellow, orangey or brownish flowers, with red veins and spotting inside, from late spring to midsummer.

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

Will usually self-seed.

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