Wild Foxglove Seed Packet – 2g (Digitalis purpurea) (approx 20000 Seeds)

Digitalis purpurea B. A well-known stately plant with bright pink-purple flowers on tall spikes, good bee plant. Flowers: June/Sept Requires: Sun or light shade and well-drained soil. Height: 60-150cm.

£2.50

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Description

Digitalis purpurea ca be know as foxglove, common foxglove, purple foxglove or lady’s glove. The plants are well known as the original source of the heart medicine digoxin (also called digitalis or digitalin). The plant is frequented by bees, which climb right inside the flower tube to gain the nectar within. The leaves and flowers can make a green dye.