DIGITALIS purpurea

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DIGITALIS purpurea

Red Foxglove
Select Item No. DA386

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
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Plant Description

Life Cycle: Biennial
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Historical: The name Digitalis is derived from digitus, meaning 'finger' in Latin and refers to the shape of the flowers which, more accurately described, look like thimbles.
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: red, rarely white
Natural Flowering Period: June - July
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: hairy, ovate to lanceolate
Growth Habit: upright, erect
Height with Flowers: 120 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average
Location:
Characteristics: toxic plant / medicinal plant
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.08333 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
12000
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
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.

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