Digitalis purpurea ‘Dalmatian White’, Foxglove, Zone 4-9
Greenhouses Farm Market
This is a unique selection of Foxglove, flowering well even the first year. It forms a low rosette of green leaves, with tall spikes of white bells, each spotted inside with maroon purple. Deadhead first-year blooms by trimming back the spent flower stems to base of the plant, to encourage overwintering and a second year of bloom. These perform best in a rich, moist soil. Allow plants to form seed in the second year and they may self-sow to produce future generations. New seedlings that appear can be easily moved in their first season, while still small. Plants may need to be staked. CAUTION: Toxic if eaten.
Sun Exposure: full sun to part shade
Soil type: all, prefers rich well drained soil
Soil PH: neutral, acidic
Soil Moisture: average to moist
Care level: easy
Flower color: white with maroon speckled throats
Bloom time: late spring to midsummer
Foliage Color: deep green
Uses and Characteristics: Specimen, foundation, border, massed, woodland, large container, cut flower, attracts hummingbirds, deer and rabbit resistant, poison/toxic, large plant.
Flower head size: very large
Height: 90-120 cm (35-47 inches) Width: 30-45 cm (12-18 inches)
Growth Rate: fast
Propagation: allow to self sow and move seedlings in their first year.
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