Foxglove (Digitalis Foxlight™ Ruby Glow) in the Foxgloves Database

Trade name information:
Series: Foxlight™
Trade Name: Ruby Glow
Cultivar name: 'Takforugl'
General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 22 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 18 - 20 inches
Flowers: Showy
Other: Brightly colored, large and outfacing. First-year-flowering.
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Pink/orange
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadhead faded flower stems to ensure more flowering throughout the season
Uses: Cut Flower
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Salt 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
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP25640; EP46516

Foxglove 'Ruby Glow' is a hybrid with multiple flower stems.

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