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Digitalis parviflora 'Milk Chocolate' (Foxglove 'Milk Chocolate')

Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
0.6m
Max height
Ultimate spread
0.4m
Max spread
Time to maturity
1-2 years
To maturity
Toxic - Highly toxic if eaten.
Low
Toxicity

Botanical name: Digitalis parviflora 'Milk Chocolate'

Other names: Foxglove 'Milk Chocolate'

Genus: Digitalis

Variety or Cultivar: 'Milk Chocolate' _ 'Milk Chocolate' is a biennial with glossy, dark green basal leaves and tall, upright spikes of red-brown flowers with purple veining in summer.


Digitalis parviflora 'Milk Chocolate' is: Semi evergreen

Flower: Reddish-brown in Summer

Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons

Habit: Clump-forming, Erect

Toxicity: Highly toxic if eaten.

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Leaf and bud eelworms

Specific diseases: Leaf spot , Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning: Cut back main flower spike as it fades to encourage a second flowering. Deading will also help avoid problems with numerous seedling. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Digitalis parviflora 'Milk Chocolate' (Foxglove 'Milk Chocolate') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.4m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Wildflower, Woodland, Flower Arranging

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.

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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