Mr. Fothergill's Foxglove 'Excelsior Hybrids'

Mr. Fothergill's Foxglove 'Excelsior Hybrids'


Botanical Name: Digitalis purpurea

This stately flower is excellent for growing in borders and as a cut flower. It may also be grown as a spring-flowering pot plant. The white cream, pink and purple flowers bloom all round the stem and are held horizontally to reveal the markings in their tubular florets. A hardy perennial, it prefers partial shade.

Plant Height: 1.5m

How To Grow

Sow 5mm (quarter-inch) deep in flowering position. Scatter thinly, and keep soil moist. Thin as necessary, allowing at least 30cm (1ft) between plants. The plants will benefit from an occasional feed of complete fertiliser.

When To Plant

Summer and Autumn.


Spring to Summer (Biennial)


Summer, Autumn

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