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botanical name:
Digitalis purpurea 'Camelot Rose'
Digitalis purpurea 'Camelot Rose' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Foxglove
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 1.20m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Biennial but will normally flower in the first year from seed. Sturdy spikes of large bell-shaped rose-pink flowers with dark purple-red spots inside.

cultivation:
Easy and not fussy to grow, but prefers a well drained, humus rich soil and some shade.

propagation:
From seed. Also by division or cuttings.

usage:
Borders, woodland gardens. Good for more exposed sites than the species foxglove.

other notes:
Bred by Goldsmith Seeds

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