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SKU
b229
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COMMON FOXGLOVE

b229 (Digitalis purpurea)

Digitalis purpurea will producea leafy rosette in the same year it is sown. In the 2nd year pink-red flowers will develop onbranch-free stems of up to 1.5 metres length. Will do well in half shade, attractive pollinator; very poisonous.

Lifespan: biennial or perennial
Comment: cut flower, needs to be started indoors, good for pollinators
Positive for pollinators: yes

Sowing calendar

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Indoor sowing
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Outdoor sowing
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Bloom
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Explanations

Bee-friendly: This plant has a good nectar or pollen supply, which is especially good for honey and wild bees, as well as other pollinating insects. There are 500 different kinds of wild bees alone. Some crops are best approached by specialists, others by generalists.