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botanical name:
Digitalis purpurea ssp. nevadensis
Digitalis purpurea ssp. nevadensis © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Foxglove
synonyms:  Digitalis nevadensis
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 0.50m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: purple
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: -20°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Biennial or short-lived perennial. Fairly short growing with several branching stems of pinkish purple flowers. Glaucous grey-green foliage.

cultivation:
Well drained, humus rich soil and prefers an open sunny position

propagation:
Sow seeds outdoors in late spring or summer.

usage:
Borders, woodland gardens.

other notes:
From the mountains of the Sierra Nevada, Spain.

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