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Scientific name: Digitalis purpurea       dij-i-tal-is  per-pu-re-a

Common name: Fox Glove

Design Characteristics

Height  >36"
Spread  3-4 ft
Form  rosette with upright
 flower spike
Texture  coarse
Flower color  purple
 white
Leaf color  green
Time of bloom  July-August

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 full sun - part shade
Soil
requirement
 moist
 well drained
Propagation
method
 seed
 divide rosette
USDA Hardiness Zone   4-9

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   slugs
 biennial
Uses  height at back of border

 accent plants
Comments  poisonous