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Digitalis purpurea 'Pam's Choice' (Foxglove 'Pam's Choice' )

Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
1.2m
Max height
Ultimate spread
0.6m
Max spread
Time to maturity
1-2 years
To maturity
Toxic - Highly toxic if eaten.
Low
Toxicity

Botanical name: Digitalis purpurea 'Pam's Choice'

Other names: Common foxglove 'Pam's Choice' , Foxglove 'Pam's Choice'

Genus: Digitalis

Variety or Cultivar: 'Pam's Choice' _ 'Pam's Choice' is an upright biennial with a basal rosette of hairy, mid-green leaves. In late spring tall spikes of white, tunnel shaped flowers with maroon throats and spots are borne on terminal racemes.


Digitalis purpurea 'Pam's Choice' is: Semi evergreen

Flower: Maroon, Spotted, White in Spring

Foliage: Mid-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 purpurea 'Pam's Choice' (Foxglove 'Pam's Choice' ) will reach a height of 1.2m and a spread of 0.6m 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. If you cut down the flower spikes before seeds set than they should come back as perennials. Otherwise, allow to self-seed and they will

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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