Digitalis purpurea 'Excelsior Hybrids'
More About Digitalis purpurea 'Excelsior Hybrids'
- Enormous spikes of large, bell-shaped flowers
- Flower colours range in shades of white, pink, and lavender with varied, coloured markings
- Mid-green, oblong leaves have deep veining
- Bloom Time: All summer
Caution: All parts of digitalis, if ingested, can cause illness. Digitalis has been used as a heart stimulant for centuries. External contact with plant parts can cause irritation for some people.
Foxglove Growing and Maintenance Tips
Best grown in average to medium moisture, a well-drained soil, in partial shade. Can tolerate full sun with adequate moisture. Plants will require staking. Is considered a biennial, so allow the plant to reseed.
Digitalis purpurea 'Excelsior Hybrids' Characteristics
Soil MoistureAverage to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeLt. Spr-Sum