Ask a Question forum→Digitalis Foxlight

Views: 407, Replies: 3 » Jump to the end
Name: Denise Every
Exeter, Rhode Island (Zone 6b)
Jul 2, 2015 4:21 PM CST
Just bought one today, and the sun requirements say full sun to full shade! Ok, where do I plant it?
Name: Rob Duval
Mason, New Hampshire (Zone 5b)
Peppers Region: New Hampshire Vegetable Grower Daylilies Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Garden Ideas: Level 1
Tomato Heads Annuals Hostas Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Spiders! Dog Lover
Jul 2, 2015 4:54 PM CST

Plants Admin

Foxglove can be pretty forgiving regarding the amount of light they get, but mine have always seemed to do best when getting at least partial sunlight rather than full shade. I'd lean towards more sun than shade, personally.
Name: Denise Every
Exeter, Rhode Island (Zone 6b)
Jul 2, 2015 9:09 PM CST
Ok, sounds good! Did not get any planting instructions, depth, mulch?
Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
(Zone 4b-maybe 5a)
Charter ATP Member Bee Lover Butterflies Birds I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
Seed Starter Vegetable Grower Greenhouse Region: United States of America Region: Michigan Enjoys or suffers cold winters
Jul 2, 2015 10:54 PM CST
Welcome to All Things Plants, Denise!

Just plant it at the same depth it's growing in the pot, and mulch is fine -- I have foxglove in a northeast corner that just gets sun early in the day, and the soil stays quite moist there, growing with bleeding hearts, ferns, and hosta, and it seems that they are happy with that environment Smiling
“Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight." ~ Albert Schweitzer /
C/F temp conversion

« Homepage
« Back to the top
« Forums List
« Ask a Question forum
Only the members of the Members group may reply to this thread.

Member Login:

[ Join now ]

Today's site banner is by Vals_Garden and is called "Hydrangea paniculata Little Lamb"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.