Wild Foxglove ‘Digitalis purpurea’

Biennial. A well-known stately plant with bright pink-purple flowers on tall spikes, good bee plant. Digitalis purpurea ca be know as foxglove, common foxglove, purple foxglove or lady’s glove. The plants are well known as the original source of the heart medicine digoxin (also called digitalis or digitalin). The plant is frequented by bees, which climb right inside the flower tube to gain the nectar within. The leaves and flowers can make a green dye.

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Additional information

Sun Preference

Sun either Partial or Full

Soil Preference

Most Soils OK

Suitable for

Prefers sun or light shade and well-drained soil.


A classic plant for the bees.

Flowering season

June / September

Flowering colour


Eventual height



Plants – expected delivery within 2-3 weeks
Seeds – expected delivery within 7 days

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