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Digitalis purpurea ssp. heywoodii
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common name: Foxglove
synonyms: Digitalis heywoodii, Digitalis purpurea 'Heywoodii'
poisonous or irritant
full sun, part shade
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
Biennial or perennial, with unusual silvery grey-green slightly downy foliage. Short spikes of white or very pale pink flowers opening from lemon-yellow buds.
Very well drained, humus rich soil in sun or part shade. Grows better than most in full sun and dry soils.
From seed. May self seed but might not come true if pollinated by other forms.
From Southern Portugal and Spain