Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea 'Candy Mountain') in the Foxgloves Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Biennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 36 - 48 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 24 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Rose-pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
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
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
"Candy Mountain" the same as "Candy Mountain Peach"? by jon Feb 9, 2017 3:03 PM 2
Foxglove Recommendations by clintbrown Aug 5, 2013 4:41 PM 63
What's blooming in 2013? by virginiarose Dec 18, 2015 8:26 PM 1,768

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