Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea 'Pam's Choice') in the Foxgloves Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Biennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
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)
Plant Height: 36 - 48 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 24 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: white with maroon throat
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Inflorescence Height: 3-4 feet
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: Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Other info: seeds are very tiny , good germination.
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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My wintersowing adventures 2010 by gemini_sage Apr 9, 2014 5:08 PM 55

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