Tall foxglove – Digitalis purpurea Excelsior Group


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A lofty perennial with dramatic spires loosely packed with tubular flowers in pink, soft purple and white, beautifully speckled inside. Easygoing and attractive.

This late spring border star will attract bees in happy throngs. Foxgloves are biennials; they tend to self seed and spread gradually, flowering in their second year.

Supplied in 14cm biodegradable pot

Mature height: 1.8m

Mature spread: 60cm

Soil type: Moderately fertile, moist, well-drained

Light: Light shade

Hardiness: Hardy 

Flowers: Pink, cream and purple

Flowering period: May to June

Rate of growth: Average to fast

Please note: images show how this plant may look at various stages of maturity. The size you choose may look different.

This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.