Digitalis purpurea

Digitalis purpurea

Foxglove

Previous scientific name(s): Digitalis purpurea var. gloxiniiflora

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 wooly clumps of scurfy-green leaves.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
24 
- 48 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Introduced
Precipitation: 
Moderate - High
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Marginal
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Average
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Not Adapted
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
35.90 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
4,360,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Pink-Lavender
Blooming Season: 
Summer