DIGITALIS Plant Catalogue – Perennials

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DIGITALIS (Foxglove) Requires partial shade in a well-drained soil. Will grow in full sun if the soil remains moist in the summer. CAUTION TOXIC if eaten.

Digitalis ferrugineaD. ferruginea AGM Long, slender spikes bearing many funnel shaped, pale bronze flowers from June to August above a basal rosette of oval, rough leaves. Height 120cm. Spread 30cm.

D. ‘Glory of Roundway’  Spikes of small flowers, soft pink outside and apricot interiors, May to August. Bright green leaves. Height 85cm. Spread 40cm.

Digitalis grandifloraD. grandiflora AGM (Was Digitalis ambigua) Spikes of soft yellow, tubular flowers from June to August. Narrow mid green leaves. Height 60cm. Spread 30cm.

Digitalis lanataD. lanata Spikes of narrow, cream-yellow, purplish-grey tinted, tubular flowers from May to July. Mid green leaves. Height 60cm. Spread 30cm.

D. lutea Spikes of narrow, cream-yellow, tubular flowers from May to July. Narrow mid green leaves. Height 60cm. Spread 30cm.

D. x mertonensis AGM Spikes of salmon rose, tubular flowers rise above the thick mid green leaves from June to September. Height 60cm. Spread 30cm.

D. purpurea f. albiflora Tubular, white flowers from June to August on tall stately spires above a rosette of rough, mid green leaves. Height 120 to 150cm. Spread 30-45cm. Biennial but seeds freely.

D. purpurea Excelsior Group Tubular, flowers in a range of colours, June to August on stately spires above a rosette of rough, mid green leaves. Height 120 to 150cm. Spread 30-45cm. Biennial but seeds freely.

Digitalis purpurea Pams ChoiceD. purpurea ‘Pam’s Choice’ June to August on stately spires above a rosette of rough, mid green leaves. Height 120 to 150cm. Spread 30-45cm. Biennial but seeds freely.

D. purpurea ‘Sutton’s Apricot’ AGM Tubular, apricot, flowers from June to August on tall stately spires above a rosette of rough, mid green leaves. Height 120 to 150cm. Spread 30-45cm. Biennial but seeds freely.

D. ‘Spice Island’  Sterile copper yellow flowers with cinnamon speckles, May to October. Repeat flowering. Mid green leaves, evergreen. Height 1 metre. Spread 60cm.