Foxglove, Light Purple Seeds

Light purple bell-shaped flowers with dark purple spotted throats.

Availability: In stock

$2.50

Details

This foxglove is a shorter variety, only growing 24-36 inches tall. The plants are perfect for mixing in with borders and rock gardens. The light purple bell-shaped flowers have dark purple spotted throats and are commonly found in cottage gardens. The flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds.

DANGER: All parts of plant are toxic if eaten. Foliage may irritate skin.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Digitalis purpurea
Life Cycle Perennial
Min. Time to Germinate 15 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 20 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds Surface Sow; press seeds gently into the soil to make good contact, but do not cover with any additional soil; these seeds require light to germinate
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Plant Spacing 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Hardiness USDA Zone 5a: to -15F, USDA Zone 5b: to -10F, USDA Zone 6a: to -5F, USDA Zone 6b: to 0F, USDA Zone 7a: to 5F, USDA Zone 7b: to 10F, USDA Zone 8a: to 15F, USDA Zone 8b: to 20F, USDA Zone 9a: to 25F, USDA Zone 9b: to 30F
Sun Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Danger All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Bloom Color Purple, Violet/Lavender
Bloom Time Late Spring/Early Summer
Foliage Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Propagation Methods By dividing the rootball, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Seeds Per Pack 50