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Botanical name: Digitalis 'Saltwood Summer'
Other names: Orchid foxglove, Foxglove 'Saltwood Summer'
Variety or cultivar: 'Saltwood Summer' _ 'Saltwood Summer' is an upright biennial with hairy dark-green leaves and spikes of red-speckled, white tubular flowers in summer.
Digitalis 'Saltwood Summer' is: Semi evergreen
Flower: White, Spotted, Red in Summer
Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons
Habit: Clump-forming, Erect
Toxicity: Highly toxic if eaten.
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 'Saltwood Summer' (Orchid foxglove) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 0.3m 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.
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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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