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Digitalis "Foxlight Plum Gold" - 3Ltr

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  • Other common names foxglove [Foxlight Plum Gold]

  • Synonyms Digitalis Foxlight Plum Glow

  • Family Plantaginaceae

  • Genus Digitalis can be biennials or usually short-lived perennials forming a rosette of simple leaves with bell-shaped flowers in slender, erect, usually one-sided racemes

  • Details

    foxlight plum gold is a compact, semi-evergreen perennial forming a basal rosette of broadly lance-shaped, toothed dark green leaves. Flower spikes to 60cm tall of outward-facing, reddish-dark pink flowers with darker plum and gold-speckled throats are produced in summer

How to grow

Cultivation Will grow in almost any soil or situation except very wet or very dry; ideal site is humus-rich soil in partial shade

Propagation Propagate by division in spring

Suggested planting locations and garden types Flower borders and beds Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants

How to care

Pruning Cut back the main flower spike as it fades to encourage the growth of flowering side shoots

Pests Can get aphids and leaf and bud eelworm

Diseases May be affected by leaf spots and powdery mildews