Digitalis purpurea 'Sugar Plum'
More About Digitalis purpurea 'Sugar Plum'
- Tall spikes of pink, bell-shaped flowers with speckled, dark purple throats
- Mid-green, oblong leaves have deep veining
- Strong colour impact
- Biennial, blooming the 2nd year
- Bloom Time: Early 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 rarely require staking due to the sturdy stems. Is considered a biennial, so allow the plant to reseed.
Digitalis purpurea 'Sugar Plum' Characteristics
Moist to Average
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