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Amazing towers of color! Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea) yields large, trumpet-shaped, pink, lavender and white flowers along impressive, 4- to 6-foot tall spires. An excellent choice for mixed borders, mass plantings and cuttings. Blooms from late spring into early fall and is frequently visited by hummingbird moths. (Biennial) CERTIFIED ORGANIC
Each packet contains approximately 25 seeds.
Planting and Growing Tips:
Great for adding vertical interest to gardens, this easy to grow variety does well in dappled sunlight with moist — not wet — well drained soil. Sow indoors 8- to 10-weeks before the last frost date of spring or direct sow outdoors — just below the surface — in prepared beds after temperatures have warmed. Space seedlings 18- to 24-inches apart and mulch around plants to conserve moisture and prevent weeds.
Pinch off spent blossoms on a regular basis to extend the blooming period. Plants should be cut to the ground in late fall once flowers have faded. Leave a few spikes if you want them to reseed.
Caution: All parts of this plant are considered poisonous if ingested.