DIGITALIS ferruginea 'Gigantea Gelber Herold'

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DIGITALIS ferruginea 'Gigantea Gelber Herold'

Rusty Foxglove
Select Item No. DA355


1 Portion contains 20-250 seeds depending on value and size.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.

Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Origin: Southern Europe and Western Asia
Special Features: Thimble-shaped flowers. Larger flowers and better yellow color than the species. Attractive winter rosettes in milder climates. A towering plant with subtle flower coloring for the perennial border or as a cutflower. Suitable for natural landscaping. Moderate self-sowing at suitable locations. Attractive for butterflies and other pollinators. Heat tolerant. Remarkable perennial for modern garden design. Abundant and long lasting flowering.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 1990, Origin is the Island Krk near the coast of Croatia.
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: pure yellow
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z9
Foliage: lanceolate
Growth Habit: erect
Height with Flowers: 150 cm
Spacing between Plants: 60 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average
Characteristics: toxic plant
Usage: suitable for cutting
Portion weight: 0.1 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.57143 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
Sowing Direction:

(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):
Sowing to Germination: 2 - 3 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 8 weeks
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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