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Type: Perennial
Seed #: 12
Common Name: Pink Foxglove
Latin Name: Digitalis purpurea
Variety: Mystic
Colour: Pink
Temperature: 18C - 22C (64F - 72F) (Zone 2)
Zone: 2
Blooms: May to August
Site: Full Sun or Part Shade
Height: 100cm - 120cm (39" - 47")
Spread: 25cm - 35cm (10" - 14")
Seeds per pack: 50
Price: $4.00
Plant these to encourage birds and butterflies to visit your garden frequently. This plant produces amazing cutflower. This plant is deer resistant.
Attracts
Butterflies
Great
Cutflower
Deer
Resistant



Temporarily out of stock
Pink Foxglove


Notes: Foxglove produces spires of large pink tubular florets with speckled throats. Flowers 1st year from early sowing. Plants are hardy biennials.Useful as cut flower or wild flowers.


Instructions: Direct sow 1 to 2 cm deep. Mid August to September.Self sowing.


Habitat: Foxglove can and will grow very well in almost any soil. For optimal production purposes however, it requires a light, well-drained, sunny site to obtain a higher active ingredient used for making heart medication.


History: Foxglove is a native of Asia and Western Europe although it is not as commonly seen as in North America. Foxglove was first recorded in medical history in 18th century England, by William Withering (1741-1799)an English country doctor. It was also later recorded in Canadian history in the Great Lakes region near the St.Lawrence in 1959 by a botanist named Baldwin.


Medicinal: The leaves of the Foxglove plant produces a drug (digitalis) used in heart medication and as a diuretic across the world.


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Cupids Dart   Dahlia Mix   Verbascum
(Catananche coerulea)   (Dahlia variabilis)   (Verbascum blattaria)

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