DIGITALIS purpurea 'Monstrosa Purple'

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DIGITALIS purpurea 'Monstrosa Purple'

Monster-Foxglove
Select Item No. DA401

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Biennial
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Special Features: Every stem topped with an unusual large single flower. Biennial to short-lived.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 2022.
 
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: pink
Natural Flowering Period: June - July
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: large foliage, slightly felty
Growth Habit: evergreen / wintergreen
Height with Flowers: 120 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average
Location:
Characteristics: toxic plant
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.06098 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
16400
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.5 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
Anytime
Sowing Time Hint: Later sowing early summer for overwintering crop is possible.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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