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Digitalis purpurea 'Camelot White' (Camelot Series) (Foxglove 'Camelot White')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
0.45m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Digitalis purpurea 'Camelot White' (Camelot Series)

Other names

Foxglove 'Camelot White'

Genus

Digitalis Digitalis

Variety or Cultivar

'Camelot White' _ 'Camelot White' is a rosette-forming, hairy, biennial or short-lived perennial with ovate to lance-shaped, wrinkled, toothed, dark green leaves and, in summer, tall, upright spikes of bell-shaped, white flowers with speckled throats.


Digitalis purpurea 'Camelot White' (Camelot Series) is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Erect flower stem, Rosette

Toxicity

All parts of the plant are highly toxic if eaten.

Flower

Spotted, White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Leaf and bud eelworms Aphids , Leaf and bud eelworms

Leaf spot , Powdery mildew Leaf spot , Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Cut back main flower spike as it fades to encourage a second flowering. Cut back after flowering.

Propagation

Seeds can be planted in situ and plants left to self-seed after flowering.

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Digitalis purpurea 'Camelot White' (Camelot Series) (Foxglove 'Camelot White') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 0.45m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wildflower, Wildlife, Woodland

Cultivation

Grows in most soils or situations except very wet or very dry. An ideal site is humus-rich soil in partial 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

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Digitalis purpurea 'Camelot White' (Camelot Series)

Other names

Foxglove 'Camelot White'

Genus

Digitalis Digitalis

Variety or Cultivar

'Camelot White' _ 'Camelot White' is a rosette-forming, hairy, biennial or short-lived perennial with ovate to lance-shaped, wrinkled, toothed, dark green leaves and, in summer, tall, upright spikes of bell-shaped, white flowers with speckled throats.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Erect flower stem, Rosette

Toxicity

All parts of the plant are highly toxic if eaten.


Colour

Flower

Spotted, White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

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. Cut back after flowering.

Propagation

Seeds can be planted in situ and plants left to self-seed after flowering.

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Digitalis purpurea 'Camelot White' (Camelot Series) (Foxglove 'Camelot White') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 0.45m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wildflower, Wildlife, Woodland

Cultivation

Grows in most soils or situations except very wet or very dry. An ideal site is humus-rich soil in partial 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

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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Digitalis purpurea 'Camelot White' - Loves shade and brightens dark areas - very tall

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