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Botanical name: Digitalis laevigata
Other names: Smooth foxglove, Grecian foxglove
Species: D. laevigata - D. laevigata is a clump-forming perennial with oblong to ovate, mid-green basal leaves and lance-shaped stem leaves. In summer, erect stems bear loose racemes of tubular, yellow-brown flowers with white lower lips and veined, speckled interiors.
Digitalis laevigata is: Semi evergreen
Flower: Veined, Spotted, Brown, Yellow in Summer
Foliage: Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn
Habit: Clump-forming, Erect
Toxicity: Highly toxic if eaten.
Pruning: Cut back main flower spike as it fades to encourage a second flowering. . REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Digitalis laevigata (Smooth foxglove) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Bees (attract & feed bees), Cottage/Informal, Wildflower, Wildlife
Cultivation: Plant in almost any soil or situation except very wet or very dry. An ideal site is a humus-rich soil in partial shade.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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