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If you sow biennial seed, you’ll get leaves in year one, followed by flowers in year two. Many biennials are sold as two year old plants, ready to flower.
Digitalis, Foxglove
Latin nameDigitalis
Common nameFoxglove
Type of plantBiennial
HardinessHardy
Flower colourWhite, pink, purple and yellow
Leaf colourMid-green
Height and spread25cm x 30cm (10in x 1ft)
Description
From a rosette of soft hairy oval leaves grows a tall flowering spike that bears tubular, downward pointing flowers, which are very popular with bees. Left alone, foxgloves self-seed very easily. Perfect for a shady spot.
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