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botanical name:
Digitalis purpurea 'Foxy Group'
Digitalis purpurea 'Foxy Group' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Foxglove
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 1.00m
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: 4 to 9
description:
Short growing and normally flowers in the first year from seed. Spikes of bell-shaped flowers in various shades from pink to white.

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

propagation:
From seed. Individual colours can also be reproduced by division or cuttings.

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

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