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: Red, Spotted, White 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.
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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