Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Digitalis purpurea, 'Alba', Foxglove

Common Name: Foxglove

Genus: Digitalis

Species: purpurea

Cultivar or Variety: 'Alba'

Characteristics: Has beautiful white bell shaped blooms on tall spikes. Sow first year, for second year blooms. Summer bloomer.

Life Cycle
Biennial

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 4
Zone 5
Zone 6
Zone 7
Zone 8
Zone 9

Endangered Species
No

Heirloom
No

When to Sow Seed
Early Spring
Mid Spring

Germination Temperature
60-70 F

Seed Sowing Depth
1/16"

Seed Needs Light to Germinate
Yes

Days to Germination
7-10 days

Sun Exposure
Part Sun/ Part Shade

Plant Height
4 -6 feet

Plant Form
Upright

Blooms
Yes

Bloom Form
Above Foliage

Flower Color
White

Nutritional Needs
Moist

Fertile
Yes

Reproduces By
Seed

Cutting Flower
Yes

Attractive to Wildlife
Hummingbirds

Additional Uses
Borders
Planters

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