Digitalis purpurea ‘Dalmatian Purple’

(Dalmatian Purple Foxglove)


$9.99


Hardiness Zones:

 4a  4b  5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b

Quick Overview:

This Fleuroselect Gold Medal winner produces large spikes of outward facing, lilac purple flowers with maroon spotted throats on sturdy, upright stems in early summer.

Digitalis forms large rosettes of downy, green, oblong leaves from which numerous flower spikes emerge. It looks especially nice when planted along fences or at the wood’s edge.

Description

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers moist, organically rich, acidic soils in part shade. Soil must not be allowed to dry out. A short-lived perennial which self-seeds under favorable growing conditions, and may be best treated as a biennial. If grown as a perennial, plants should be divided every 2 years to maintain vigor.

Additional information

Common Name

Dalmatian Purple Foxglove

Botanical Name

Digitalis purpurea 'Dalmatian Purple'

Container/Amount

1 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

Hardiness Zone

4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-shade

Height

2-5'

Width

1-1.5'

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

Spring

Flower Color

purple

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

Yes

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