Digitalis thapsi

Family: Plantaginaceae

Common name: FOXGLOVE

Native to: Central Spain, Eastern Portugal, Western Spain

Sentiments: beautiful but careless, insincerity, treacherous magnificence


Type: perennial

Forms: erect, rosette

Max height: 2 feet

Max width: 2 feet


magenta/purple, secondary color present




Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, hummingbird, specific butterfly species

Plant part consumed by birds: nectar

Plant features: toxic

Exposure: part shade

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil types: loam, well drained

USDA Zones: zone 5 to -20 f, zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -20 to +30 °F

Water: regular

Butterflies that feed on this plant