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Fingerhut Foxglove

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Fingerhut Foxglove

Digitalis thapsi

Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers moist, organically rich, acidic soils. Soil should not be allowed to dry out. This foxglove cultivar is a perennial. It may self-seed in the garden, but new plants reportedly do not come true from seed.  

Growing Conditions

Height 16 to 24 inches
Light Requirements Full sun part shade
Bloom time June to July
Zone 5 to 9

Additional Info

Plant juices may cause allergic skin reactions

Dense crowns may rot in soggy, poorly-drained winter soils

Potential insect pests include aphids, mealy bugs, slugs and Japanese beetle

 

All info from Missouri Botanical Garden