Flowering Perennials: Characteristics and Culture

Foxglove

  • Scientific name
    Digitalis purpurea
  • Height
    24 to 28 inches
  • Bloom period
    June
  • Color
    Violet, pink, white
  • Light
    Semi-shade
  • Moisture
    Moist, well drained
  • Soil
    Loam
  • Relative ease of care
    Moderate
  • Remarks
    Grow as biennial. Sow seed in coldframe in August or September. A cool-climate plant.