Small Foxglove (Digitalis lutea) in the Foxgloves Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 24-36 inches
Plant Spread: 18-24 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of plant are poisonous
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

photo courtesy of Sunlight Gardens, www.sunlightgardens.com

Black Walnut Trees Are Not Your EnemyBlack Walnut Trees Are Not Your Enemy
December 26, 2014

Trees are valuable and beautiful assets to the environment and to any landscape, and black walnut trees are no exception. They are lovely trees that provide delicious and nutritious nuts and one of the most valuable hardwoods. They are allelopathic, however, and many gardeners avoid them or get rid of them.

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Plant Events from our members
chelle From January 31, 2015 to April 11, 2015 Seeds germinated
chelle On January 30, 2015 Seeds sown
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MrsBinWY On January 6, 2019 Seeds sown
WS eight (8x5) 2.25" pots, seeds from 2018G
MrsBinWY On November 26, 2017 Seeds sown
Experiment: Eight (8) 2.25" pots in garden hoop, seeds from 2017G
aspenhill On May 31, 2017 Obtained plant
NGA David and Pat (greenthumb99 and ecnalg) - qty lot
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What's Blooming - Photos and Chat. by NJBob Dec 31, 2018 10:22 PM 701
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What's Blooming- - 2014 - - Photo's please! by Xeramtheum Jan 6, 2015 7:33 PM 2,770
Color Echoes, anyone? by pirl Nov 15, 2018 1:45 PM 2,357

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