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Foxglove

Digitalis purpurea 'Polkadot Pippa' PP28,239

Forms a low rosette of dark green leaves, bearing taller stems that hold spikes of dangling bells.
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A new series, this hybrid Foxglove is sterile so it flowers for many weeks, beginning in midsummer. It forms a low rosette of dark green leaves, bearing taller stems that hold spikes of dangling bells. Blooms are an intriguing deep rose and apricot with yellow throat. Stems are good and strong for cutting. Charles Valin, the plant breeder at Thompson & Morgan, has created this Polkadot series which are raised from seed. CAUTION: Toxic if eaten.

Characteristics:

Bloom Time:

Blooms mid summer to fall

Mature Height:

23-35 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

4-9 Find your zone

Exposure:

Full Sun,Partial Shade

Features and Usage:

Greenhouse Growing Instructions:

Grow on at 60-68°F under high light & long days to promote flowering. Proper water management is key for a successful crop. Keep evenly moist, never overly wet. Once actively growing, fertilize at every watering with 75-100 ppm N. Plants generally finish in 6-10 weeks based on growing conditions.
Plants Per Gallon: 1
Storage Temperature Prior to Planting: 45-60
Cooler Humidity Prior to Planting: High

Transplanting Instructions:

Plant in professional potting soil keeping crown of plant at same level it was in the plug. Once potted, water immediately and apply a broad spectrum fungicide according to directions to avoid crown and root rot.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Easy to grow in well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.