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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



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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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Hollyhock - Stunning mix of tall flowers that make a stunning back drop for any space. Blooming in late June on. Excellent cut flower. Great for the back of borders & beds. Appreciates wind protection.   Foxglove Mix - This  variety produces spires of white and pink tubular florets with vividly speckled throats. Flowers 1st year from early sowing fall sowing. Plants are hardy bi-ennials. Useful in a wild flower garden as it self sows easily. Ancients  founded the medicinal uses that are still used today in the treatment of heart problems. Hummingbirds love the early and late blooms. Cut flowering stems down to the ground to encourage second spikes.   Dahlia Mix - A mix of single or double and semi double flowers. Red,white,orange and yellow combinations. Flowers only 70 days from seed. Produces ample cut flowers. May be treated as an annual or stored tubers.
Hollyhock   Foxglove Mix   Dahlia Mix
(alcea)   (Digitalis )   (Dahlia variabilis)

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