Stalks which reach more than 5 feet tall are covered with dangling flowers. Leaves are used in heart disease medicines, but should not be eaten. If started from seed in spring, flowers 1 year later. Likes shade.
Attributes - Digitalis purpurea
Plant Type: Biennial
Bloom Season: Late Spring through Mid Summer
Flower Color: Lavender, Peach, Pink, Purple, White, Yellow
Height: 3 ft. to 5 ft.
Width: 2 ft.
Sunlight: Partial Sun, Shade
Climate: Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil, Wet Soil. Container Plants, Cut Flowers, Long Blooming, Low Maintenance, Poisonous, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Aphids, Black Spot, Mealybugs, Powdery Mildew, Root Rot.