Foxglove Excelsior Mixed Colors – Item #150


Excelsior features graceful, nodding blossoms on stately spires. Bell-shaped flowers bloom in colors of cream, white, yellow, and rose, all with speckled throats. A good choice for naturalized settings along with tall perennials.

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Additional information

Weight .20 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: barely cover

Spacing: scatter

Sprouts In: 10-15 days

Thinning: 18″ (46cm)

Sow in a location with full sun to filtered shade about two weeks before last spring frost date, or late fall in mild climates. May be started indoors six to eight weeks before last frost. Seeds require some light to germinate. Keep young plants evenly moist and well weeded.

Foxglove will bloom in its second season. Replant midsummer for flowers each spring. Cut spent flowers regularly to extend season.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Digitalis purpurea

Height: 2-4′ (61-122cm)

Bloom Period: spring

Type: hardy biennial