Foxglove Foxy Dwarf Mixed Colors – Item #626

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Stately stalks of bicolor bell-like blossoms brighten shady areas. Unlike other foxgloves, Foxy blossoms in its first year and maintains a compact height of 2-3′. Blooms in spring to early summer in successive years. It won an All America Selections award in 1967.

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Additional information

Weight .05 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: barely cover

Spacing: scatter thinly

Sprouts In: 10-15 days

Thinning: 18″ (46cm)

Select a location with filtered shade to full sun with moist, rich soil. Plant outdoors about two weeks before last frost date up to midsummer, or late fall in mild areas. Start indoors six to eight weeks before last frost date for transplants. Keep young plants evenly moist.

Cut back flower spikes after they fade to encourage another set in the fall.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Digitalis purpurea

Height: 3′ (91cm)

Bloom Period: early summer

Type: hardy biennial

Attributes: AAS winner