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botanical name:
Digitalis purpurea 'Pam's Choice'
Digitalis purpurea 'Pam's Choice' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Foxglove
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 2.00m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
Hardy biennial. Tall strong spikes of creamy white flowers with attractive burgundy-purple marked throats. Occasionally flowers in the first season from early sowings, otherwise in the second summer.


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

propagation:
From seed, sown from late winter with protection or outdoors in late spring or early summer. May self seed.

usage:
Borders, cottage gardens, woodland gardens.

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