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Digitalis - purpurea 'Candy Mountain' / Foxglove

    Digitalis - purpurea 'Candy Mountain' / Foxglove

    Digitalis purpurea Candy Mountain, also known as Foxglove Candy Mountain, is a stunning and unique variety of the classic biennial plant. It is known for its tall, stately spikes of tubular, bell-shaped flowers that bloom in shades of pink and purple. The blooms are a favorite of hummingbirds and bees, making it a perfect addition to any pollinator garden.

    Product Characteristics:
    • Height: 3-4 ft
    • Spread: 1-2 ft
    • Flower color: Pink and purple
    • Flowering period: Late spring to mid-summer
    • Foliage: Green, lance-shaped leaves
    • Sunlight requirements: Partial sun to full shade
    • Soil requirements: Well-draining, moist soil
    • Hardiness Zone: 4

    Candy Mountain is an excellent addition to woodland gardens, cottage gardens, and mixed borders. It is a perfect plant for adding vertical interest to your garden, with its tall spikes of flowers standing out against a backdrop of other foliage.

    Digitalis purpurea Candy Mountain is easy to grow and maintain, making it an excellent choice for beginner gardeners. It is a pollinator-friendly plant, attracting hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies to your garden. Additionally, it is deer-resistant and drought-tolerant, making it a versatile and hardy plant.

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    Care Instructions:
    Plant Candy Mountain in well-draining soil in partial shade to full sun, depending on your climate. Water regularly to keep the soil moist, especially during dry spells. Cut back the spent blooms after flowering to promote new growth and extend the blooming period.

    Final Thoughts:
    Overall, Digitalis purpurea Candy Mountain is an excellent choice for any garden. Its unique blooms, hardiness, and pollinator-friendly properties make it a great addition to any garden design. Whether you're looking to add height and interest to a mixed border or create a woodland garden oasis, Candy Mountain is sure to impress.