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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
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.

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

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

Borders, cottage gardens, woodland gardens.

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