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Botanical name: Rehmannia elata
Other names: Chinese foxglove, Beverly bells
Species: R. elata - R. elata is a perennial with rough, palmate leaves. In summer, it bears open racemes of pretty, tubular, deep pink flowers with yellow throats.
Rehmannia elata is: Deciduous
Flower: Flushed yellow, Dark-pink in Summer
Foliage: Green in Summer
Habit: Erect, Open stems
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Propagation methods: Division, Runners, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Rehmannia elata (Chinese foxglove) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Conservatory, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Flower Arranging, Greenhouse
Cultivation: Plant in free-draining soil in a sunny position. Not fully hardy, so best as a conservatory/unheated glasshouse plant. May survive winters outdoors in mild, sheltered sites. Can be grown in a container and overwintered indoors.
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|Hardiness:||Tender in frost (H3)|
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