Digitalis purpurea 'Excelsior Group'

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Buy Digitalis purpurea 'Excelsior Group' foxglove: Perfect for a cottage-style garden

This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position:full sun to partial shade
  • Soil: moist, humus-rich soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
  • Flowering period: May to July
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Tall spires of large, well-spaced, tubular flowers in soft shades of purple, pink, creamy-yellow or white, each one with throats spotted maroon or purple, appear from May to July. These pastel-coloured foxgloves are perfect for the back of a large cottage-style border. Although short-lived, given the right conditions they will perpetuate by self-seeding.

  • Garden care: Ensure that the soil is kept moist in summer. After flowering cut back the flowered spikes to encourage more sideshoots. Cut down to the ground after flowering. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted organic matter around the plant in early spring.

    These plants are mainly biennial, although they will produce plenty of new sideshoots and self-seed freely.

  • CAUTION toxic if eaten
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I would buy this plant again


bees love this plant and it gives structure to my garden




I live these plants


Lovely plants




Beautiful foxgloves


Looking forward to better flowers in the future as plants mature





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Will the digitalis 9cm plugs flower this year?


Plants in 9cm pots will be around 1 year old, so while we can never guarantee that any of our plants will flower in a particular year, I would say that there is a very good chance that they will.


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