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Digitalis (Foxglove) Silver Fox


Stunning silver, hairy, evergreen foliage forms rosettes beneath the silvery stems that hold many white, spotted blooms from June to July/August. Attractive to bees and butterflies. Unfussy on soil conditions in sun or part shade. Height 70cm (28"). Spread 25cm (10"). Hardy perennial. Supplied as young plants.
Flower Colour
White

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Cottage Garden, Small Gardens

Hardiness
Hardy Perennial

Category
Perennials

Other
Bees and Butterflies, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Suitable for Container

Flowering Time
Autumn, Summer

Aspect
Sun or Partial Shade

Spread
25cm (10")

Height
70cm (28")

Digitalis

Soil

Moist and well-drained.

Position

Sun or partial shade

Cutting

Yes

Flowering

June to July

Additional Information

Cut back main flower spike as it fades to encourage a second flowering.Contact with foliage may irritate skin. All parts if ingested will cause severe discomfort. Propagate by sowing the seeds in a cold frame in late spring. Half hardy perennial.

Delivery Date: 14 Sep 2018 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
Bless you,
Kind wishes"
 
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