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botanical name:
Digitalis purpurea f. albiflora
Digitalis purpurea f. albiflora © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Foxglove
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 1.50m
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, coastal
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
White flowered form of the biennial foxglove. Hairy green basal leaves and single-sided spikes of large white flowers, sometimes spotted dark maroon inside.

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

Sow seeds outdoors in late spring or summer.

Perfect for the woodland garden.

other notes:
All parts are highly toxic.


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