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botanical name:
Isoplexis sceptrum
Isoplexis sceptrum © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Madeiran Foxglove, Bush Foxglove
synonyms:  Isoplexis spectrum
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 1.50m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: 5°C
USDA zone: 10 to 11
Bushy evergreen subshrub with large hairy lance-shaped leaves and short spikes of Foxglove-like soft orange flowers in early summer.

Frost tender. Needs protection from cold temperatures and in cold locations is best grown in a conservatory or greenhouse. Moist, well drained, fertile loamy soil in a sheltered position. Part shade or sun if not too hot and dry.

From seed

other notes:
From wooded areas of Madeira
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