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Digitalis
(sold as Foxy)

Family: Plantaginaceae

Common name: FOXGLOVE

Native to: Europe, Northwestern Africa To Central Asia

Sentiments: beautiful but careless, insincerity, treacherous magnificence

Plant

Type: biennial

Forms: clumping, erect, rosette

Max height: 4.5 feet

Max width: 1 foot

Flower

magenta/purple, pink, secondary color present, violet

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, hummingbird, specific butterfly species

Plant features: naturalizes, toxic

Exposure: part shade

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zone: zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +20 to +30 °F

Water: regular

Butterflies that feed on this plant

  • Digitalis foxy  3
  • Digitalis foxy
  • Digitalis foxy 6260010
  • Digitalis foxy 6260011
  • Digitalis foxy 6260012
  • Digitalis foxy 6260013 2
  • Digitalis foxy 6260013
  • Digitalis foxy 6260018
  • Digitalis foxy 6260020
  • Digitalis foxy