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Foxglove 'Illumination' Digitalis

Genus: Digitalis.

Species: Digitalis.

Bought March 2012 Thomson & Morgan 6 x plug plants

Thought to be an impossible hybridisation, this is the most spectacular foxglove you will have ever seen!
Parentage from the little-known Isoplexis (Canary Island Foxglove) gives this exciting new Digitalis its fabulous tropical colouring. Foxglove ‘Illumination’ is incredibly long flowering on densely packed, sturdy stems, with many side branches.

Hardy, semi evergreen perennial makes a striking addition to summer borders. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18").

Flowering Period:June, July, August, September, October, November
Position:sun or semi shade, dappled shadeWater foxglove plants regularly until fully established.

Care: In autumn, cut back faded foxglove flower stems to encourage plenty of new side shoots. Caution: All parts of digitalis plants are harmful if eaten and contact with the foliage may irritate the skin and eyes.

Photos of this plant

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