Rusty Foxglove (Digitalis ferruginea 'Gigantea') in the Foxgloves Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Flowers: Showy
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Other: The Latin word digitalis means finger and the blossoms of this flower fit the human finger almost perfectly. But the flowers and leaves are highly toxic, and this plant should not be grown in areas frequented by children.
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Divide in early spring or fall
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Want: Digitalis ferruginea "gigantea" by wcgypsy Sep 20, 2015 9:36 AM 2
Companions with Iris by Henhouse Oct 19, 2014 8:03 PM 61
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Feb 8, 2013 9:39 PM 130

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