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Digitalis purpurea 'Snowy Mountain'

More About Digitalis purpurea 'Snowy Mountain'

  • Sister to Digitalis purpurea 'Candy Mountain'
  • Tall spikes of white, upward-facing, bell-shaped flowers
  • Dark-coloured freckles in the throat of each flower
  • Mid-green, oblong leaves have deep veining
  • Bloom Time: All summer
  • Flower Height: 125 cm

Interesting Notes:

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. 

Zone:

4

Height:

90-125 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

White
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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 rarely require staking due to the sturdy stems. It is considered a biennial, so allow the plant to reseed.


Digitalis purpurea 'Snowy Mountain' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Poisonous
Poisonous
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

 Suitable Substitutions for Digitalis purpurea 'Snowy Mountain'