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Digitalis 'Illumination Pink' (Foxglove 'Illumination Pink')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.75m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.45m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
1-2 years
To maturity
Toxic - All parts of the plant are highly toxic if eaten.
Toxic - All parts of the plant are highly toxic if eaten.
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name: Digitalis 'Illumination Pink'

Other names: Foxglove 'Illumination Pink', Digitalis 'Tmdgfp001'

Genus: Digitalis Digitalis

Variety or Cultivar: 'Illumination Pink' _ 'Illumination Pink' is a compact, branching, rosette-forming, hairy, semi-evergreen perennial with broadly lance-shaped, toothed, dark green leaves and, from early summer into autumn, tall, upright spikes of reddish-pink flowers with broad, apricot to pale orange throats.


Digitalis 'Illumination Pink' is: Semi evergreen

Flower: Apricot, Reddish pink in Summer; Apricot, Reddish pink in Autumn

Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons

Habit: Erect flower stem, Rosette

Toxicity: All parts of the plant are highly toxic if eaten.

How to care

Watch out for

Specific diseases: Leaf spot , Powdery mildew Leaf spot , Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning: Cut back main flower spike as it fades to encourage a second flowering. Cut back to the ground after flowering. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation: 'Illumination Pink' does not set seed. Divide carefully in spring.. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Digitalis 'Illumination Pink' (Foxglove 'Illumination Pink') will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.45m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wildflower, Wildlife, Woodland

Cultivation: Plant in almost any soil or situation except very wet or very dry. An ideal site is a humus-rich soil in part shade. Mulch in early spring. Lives longer than most Digitalis because it does not set seed.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Digitalis 'Illumination Pink'

Other names: Foxglove 'Illumination Pink', Digitalis 'Tmdgfp001'

Genus: Digitalis Digitalis

Variety or Cultivar: 'Illumination Pink' _ 'Illumination Pink' is a compact, branching, rosette-forming, hairy, semi-evergreen perennial with broadly lance-shaped, toothed, dark green leaves and, from early summer into autumn, tall, upright spikes of reddish-pink flowers with broad, apricot to pale orange throats.


Digitalis 'Illumination Pink' is: Semi evergreen

Flower: Apricot, Reddish pink in Summer; Apricot, Reddish pink in Autumn

Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons

Habit: Erect flower stem, Rosette

Toxicity: All parts of the plant are highly toxic if eaten.

Watch out for

Specific diseases: Leaf spot , Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning: Cut back main flower spike as it fades to encourage a second flowering. Cut back to the ground after flowering. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation: 'Illumination Pink' does not set seed. Divide carefully in spring.. REGISTER to read more...


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Digitalis 'Illumination Pink' (Foxglove 'Illumination Pink') will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.45m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wildflower, Wildlife, Woodland

Cultivation: Plant in almost any soil or situation except very wet or very dry. An ideal site is a humus-rich soil in part shade. Mulch in early spring. Lives longer than most Digitalis because it does not set seed.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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