DIGITALIS: Digitalis is a genus of about 20 species of herbaceous perennials, shrubs, and biennials that are commonly called foxgloves. The scientific name means "finger-like" and refers to the ease with which a flower of Digitalis purpurea can be fitted over a human fingertip. The flowers are produced on a tall spike, are tubular, and vary in colour with species, from purple to pink, white, and yellow.
Description: A most effective and spectacular strain of Foxgloves superb for shady shrub and tree areas, back of borders and excellent for cut flowers. They can really bring the early summer garden alive! Flowers early summer. Height 5ft.
Hardy Biennial Flowers: Early Summer Height: 5 feet Position: Sun or Part Shade US Zones: 4 5 6 7 8 Ideal For: Borders, Cottage Gardens Proper Name: Foxglove Excelsior Hybrid Mixed Colors