Plant name - Digitalis x Mertonensis
Plant size - Height up to 1m, Spread up to 0.5m
Hardiness - Fully Hardy to -15c
Ideal for - Cottage Garden, Woodland Garden, Patio, Bees and Butterflies
Position - Part Shade, Full Sun
Flowering - June to July
Description - Foxglove are a native woodland plant and for this reason they are a perfect flowering plant for part shade, you wont be disappointed with this foxglove as it almost always flowers the first year due to the nursery overwintering the young plant.
They grow in almost any soil type except for very wet or very dry and produce beautifully delicate long flower spikes through the summer months.
** Please Note **
If ingested, it can cause stomach pain and dizziness. The poison also affects the heart and in large amounts can be fatal, but poisonings are rare as it has such an unpleasant flavour. Toxins can even transfer to the skin via cuts, so it is important to always wear gloves when handling plants in your garden.