Digitalis Purpurea Excelsior – Foxglove

A superb hybrid of the common foxglove that produces tall spikes of flowers that vary in colour from whites – purples. An excellent choice for cut flowers

Cultivation

Sow the seed thinly under glass in Jan – Jun on the surface of a good quality seed compost

DO NOT COVER the seed as it needs light to germinate.

Once large enough to handle prick out and transplant the seedlings into 9 cm pots
Plant out in Autumn / Spring for flowering the following year.

Caution – Seeds & flowers are poisonous if eaten. Do not plant within where children or animals have access to the seeds or flowers once fully grown. Foxglove is a key pollinator but should be grown with great care and well thought out placement.

Thank you for helping us to plant half a million flower seeds to support pollinators.

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