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botanical name:
Digitalis thapsi
Digitalis thapsi © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Foxglove
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 10
description:
Small perennial, often short lived, with wrinkled leaves covered by downy yellowish hairs. Erect stems carry lax racemes of purplish pink or purple flowers with cream and red spotted throats

cultivation:
Any reasonable soil in sun or part shade. Likes drier conditions than most Foxgloves. Reputed to prefer lime-free soils.

propagation:
From seed.

other notes:
Native to Portugal and Spain.

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