Ceratotheca triloba ‘Alba’
WHITE AFRICAN FOXGLOVE
Large, elegant pure white Foxglove like blooms, stacked up tall stems in summer & autumn, make Ceratotheca triloba ‘Alba’ one of Africa’s most attractive plants.
Elegant grey-green foliage also set off the large white “gloves” perfectly.
And because it is native to hot regions of Africa, it is especially useful to Australian gardeners who are watching their water, or contending with periods of heat or dry.
So this is a “Foxglove” that will love you.
So plant Ceratotheca triloba ‘Alba’ in Full Sun.
Where you will find it hardy in heat & dry.
And it is drought tolerant and water-wise.
Ceratotheca triloba ‘Alba’ is a self-seeding annual, returning each year once you have a starter plant.
90cm H x 45cm W approx.
SEED SOWING ADVICE: QUICK & EASY
Sow indoors at any time / or direct sow outdoors in spring when soil is warm & frosts passed.
Indoors: Sow in punnets on surface of good quality seed raising mix. Cover seeds to 3mm depth with seed mix / grit / vermiculite.
Keep moist in a well-lit position (not in direct sun). Temperature of 20-25°C optimum for rapid germination. Seedlings emerge in 7-21 days.
SEED COUNT: 8 seeds per pack approx.
(We have few seeds this year for this rare but exceptionally easy and hardy plant).