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Botanical name: Digitalis purpurea Gloxinioides Group 'The Shirley'
Other names: Foxglove 'The Shirley'
Variety or cultivar: 'The Shirley' _ 'The Shirley' has large, hairy leaves and tall spires of tubular pink and purpled speckled flowers.
Digitalis purpurea Gloxinioides Group 'The Shirley' is: Semi evergreen
Flower: Pink, Dark-purple in Summer
Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons
Habit: Clump-forming, Erect
Toxicity: Highly toxic if eaten.
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
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...
Digitalis purpurea Gloxinioides Group 'The Shirley' (Foxglove 'The Shirley') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.
Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders
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.
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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 Sun|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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