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Strawberry Foxglove

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Strawberry Foxglove

Digitalis mertonensis

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers moist, organically rich, acidic soils in part shade. Soil must not be allowed to dry out. A short-lived perennial which self-seeds under favorable growing conditions, and may be best treated as a biennial.  

Growing Conditions

Height 36 to 48 inches
Light Requirements Full sun part shade
Bloom time May to June
Zone 4 to 8

Additional Info

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