Botanical Name: Digitalis purpurea Pam’s Choice
Common Name: Foxglove Elsey Kelsey – Pam’s Choice
Seed Count: 120
Catagory: Hardy Perennial
Digitalis purpurea Pam’s Choice, Foxglove Elsey Kelsey – Pam’s Choice: One of the Best new foxgloves found in recent years. Elegant, stout, strong spires of heavenly white bells have densely speckled throats of deep burgundy. Flowering begins in spring and go right through the summer months.Wonderful tall statement for the back of the border, rarely requires staking. 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. Will self seed in cool climates. 1.5m x 0.6m.
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.