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botanical name:
Digitalis purpurea ssp. heywoodii
Digitalis purpurea ssp. heywoodii © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Foxglove
synonyms:  Digitalis heywoodii, Digitalis purpurea 'Heywoodii'
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 0.75m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
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.

cultivation:
Very well drained, humus rich soil in sun or part shade. Grows better than most in full sun and dry soils.

propagation:
From seed. May self seed but might not come true if pollinated by other forms.

other notes:
From Southern Portugal and Spain

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