Mullein Foxglove (Digitalis thapsi 'Spanish Peaks') in the Foxgloves Database

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 18 inches
Plant Spread: 14 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Raspberry-rose with speckled white throats
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
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
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 1999 Plant Select Winner

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.

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Plant Events from our members
aspenhill On May 4, 2012 Obtained plant
DG David (greenthumb99) and Pat (ecnalg) - qty 3
MrsBinWY On January 6, 2019 Seeds sown
WS eight (8x5) 2.25" pots, seeds from 2017G
MrsBinWY On December 3, 2017 Seeds sown
Experiment: Eight (8) 2.25" pots in garden hoop, seeds from 2017G
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