Digitalis purpurea* (Foxglove)

Introduced biennial with tall spires of pink, purple and white tubular flowers heavily spotted on their inner surface, blooming May to August. Naturalized in open woodlands and disturbed sites. Use for wildflower gardens and tall borders. Flowers attract hummingbirds.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Scrophulariaceae

Duration: Biennial

Growth Habit: 

Native Status: Introduced

Growth Form: Single Crown

Mature Height: 24-48 in.

Bloom Color: Pink

Bloom Period: June-July

Annual Precipitation: near 40 in.

Drought Tolerance: Low

Shade Tolerance: Intolerant

Elevation:

Wetland Indicator Status: FACU

Fire Resistance:

Fire Tolerance:

Nitrogen fixation:

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: No

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: Yes

Salinity Tolerance: None

CaCO3 Tolerance: None

pH Range: 5.5-7


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 4,360,000

Seeding Rate: 1 PLS lbs/acre

Season:

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES

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