Digitalis parviflora CHOCOLATE FOXGLOVE


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Seed Count: 100

A striking aristocrat from Spain. This unusual, completely perennial foxglove has slender spires, densely packed with small chocolate funnels. Each funnel has a silvery beard and yellowish throat. These are held above a rosette of dark, green glossy leaves. These make excellent, unusual cut flowers.  Enjoys full sun to light shade in humus rich well drained soil. Prolong blooming over the warmer months with regular deep watering and mulched beds. In areas where winters are cold will selfseed.  90cm x 50cm. Full Sun, Partial Shade

Sowing Advice-
Sow digitalis seeds on surface of good quality compost or seed raising mix at any time. Do not cover with compost as seed requires light to germinate. Place in warm place or propagator and cover with a plastic lid. We recommend germinating at 15-20 degrees C keep moist at all times, but do not saturate. Germination in 14 to 30 days. Pot on seedlings to harden off and mature before finally planting out in the garden. Some seed may wait till spring to germinate naturally. Please do not discard.

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