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  • foxglove
  • Eventual height: 1.5m
  • Eventual spread: 0.45m

Digitalis purpurea 'Pam's Choice'

foxglove

RHS award of garden merit Perfect for pollinators
approx 200 seeds £2.99
approx 200 seeds £2.99
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  • Position: full sun to partial shade
  • Soil: moist, humus-rich soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
  • Flowering period: May to July
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    The nodding white, trumpet-shaped flowers of this marvellous foxglove are variously splotched and freckled inside their throats with rich maroon - sometimes so heavily that it becomes a solid block of colour. These two-tone flowers appear on sturdy stems throughout the summer and are very appealing to bees.

  • Garden care:Lightly press the seed onto the surface of a well-watered seed compost in mid to late spring and keep in a cold frame. When large enough to handle, pot on into individual cells and once they have developed a decent basal rosette of foliage they can be hardened off before planting out. Foxgloves are great for adding vertical interest to the border and will self-seed freely. They look brilliant in naturalised planting schemes.

  • Sow: March-May

  • Flowering: June-July

  • Approximate quantity: 150 seeds.
  • CAUTION toxic if eaten
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