Scientific Name: Digitalis purpurea Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:foxglove Texture:Medium
Family Name:PlantaginaceaeHabit: Stiffly upright
Plant Type: Biennial, Annual Mature Size (ht. X w.):1.3 - 2.0m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Pinnate venation, Heavily veined, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Lanceolate, Ovate, Elliptic, Dentate
Flowers: Raceme, (Floriferous), (Spike-like), White, Pink, Purple, Jun- Jul
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Jun- Jul- Aug
Exposure: Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Perennial border, Woodland margin, Attract beneficial insects, Medicinal plant
Key ID Features:Leaves alternate, ovate to lanceolate or elliptical, margins scalloped; florets on long racemes all summer long; capsules may form near peduncle while new flower buds open at tip.