Digitalis grandiflora

Large Yellow Foxglove, Yellow Foxglove, Digitalis ambigua, Digitalis

Used in both medicine and poisons, these easy-to-grow biennials and perennials have tall spires of tubular flowers, fancied to have the shape of fingers of a glove (the Latin word for finger is digitus). They attract hummingbirds. The gray leaves grow at the bottom of the stalk below the flowers. Excellent for mixed flower borders. Self-sows, if old flowers are left until seeds mature and scatter. Sow seed or divide in spring. Also available in cell packs, 4-inch and gallon-sized containers in fall and spring. After first bloom, cut main stem so side shoots develop which keep blooming. Watch for slugs and snails.
Digitalis grandiflora, Large Yellow Foxglove, Yellow Foxglove, Digitalis ambigua, Digitalis
Yellowish flowers, 2 to 3 inches long, are marked with brown. The 'Glory of Roundway' cultivar has apricot-pink flowers.

Attributes - Digitalis grandiflora

Plant Type: Biennial

Bloom Season: Mid Summer

Flower Color: Pink, Yellow

Height: 2 ft. to 3 ft. 6 in.

Width: 1 ft. 2 in.

Sunlight: Partial Sun, Shade

Climate: Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Notes: Container Plants, Poisonous, Showy Flowers.

Related Plants

Digitalis ferruginea 'Gigantea', Digitalis x mertonensis, Digitalis parviflora, Digitalis purpurea, Digitalis purpurea 'Excelsior', Digitalis purpurea 'Foxy', Digitalis purpurea 'Giant Shirley'
 
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