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'Dalmatian Purple' Foxglove Digitalis hybrida

Exposure
  • Sun or Shade

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
Mature Size
3' 12"
Height
2' - 3'
Spread
12"
  • Details

    Features

    This Fleuroselect Gold Medal winner produces large spikes of outward facing, lilac purple flowers with maroon spotted throats on sturdy, upright stems in early summer.

    Attracts: 
    Bees
    Resists: 
    Hummingbirds
    Harmful To: 
    Deer

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Tall
    Garden Height: 
    24 - 36 Inches
    Spacing: 
    12 Inches
    Spread: 
    12 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Purple
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Upright
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun or Shade
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Early Summer
    Hardiness Zones: 
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Fertile Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Acidic Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Neutral Soil
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Cut Flower
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses Notes: 

    It looks especially nice when planted along fences, at the wood's edge, or in large containers

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Easy to grow.

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