Digitalis purpurea* (Foxglove)

Low to moderate water requirement; full sun. Biennial, pinkish-lavender tubular flowers bloom June and July along road banks and disturbed sites. Flowering stalks develop above woolly clumps of scurfy-green leaves.

area of adaptation

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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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