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Digitalis - purpurea 'Dalmatian Purple' / Foxglove

    Digitalis - purpurea 'Dalmatian Purple' / Foxglove


    Digitalis purpurea Dalmatian Purple is a stunning perennial known for its showy purple flowers and striking presence in the garden. This biennial or short-lived perennial is native to Europe and has a long history of use in traditional medicine and folklore.

    Product Characteristics:
    • Height: 60-90 cm (24-36 in)
    • Spread: 30-45 cm (12-18 in)
    • Flower color: Purple
    • Flowering period: Late spring to early summer
    • Foliage: Dark green, glossy, lance-shaped leaves
    • Sunlight requirements: Full sun to partial shade
    • Soil requirements: Well-draining soil with average fertility, pH 5.5-7.5
    • Hardiness Zone: 4

    Digitalis purpurea Dalmatian Purple is an excellent choice for adding height and drama to perennial borders, cottage gardens, and woodland gardens. It can also be grown in containers, as a cut flower, or in a wildflower meadow.

    Aside from its stunning flowers, Digitalis purpurea Dalmatian Purple is relatively easy to grow and care for, making it a popular choice for gardeners of all skill levels. It is also known for attracting pollinators, such as bees and hummingbirds, to the garden.

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    Care Instructions:
    Digitalis purpurea Dalmatian Purple prefers moist, well-drained soil and should be watered regularly, especially during dry spells. It can tolerate partial shade but will perform best in full sun. Deadhead the spent flowers to encourage a second flush of blooms and prevent self-seeding.

    Final Thoughts:
    Digitalis purpurea Dalmatian Purple is a beautiful and easy-to-grow perennial that can add height, color, and interest to any garden. Its long history of use and folklore only add to its allure, making it a must-have for any garden enthusiast.