FOXGLOVE Flower Mix Seeds Digitalis Purpurea Lady's Glove Mixed Organic, Non-GMO B50

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The Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea) are grown in half sunlight which means they require at least 4 hours of sunlight to grow or full shade which means they need approximately 1 hour of sunlight per day. The Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea) Seed are purple in color and they are 24-48 inches when they mature.

This Foxglove Mix produces pastel, bi-colored blooms of pink, purple and white with showy, spotted throats.
Deer resistant and able to handle part-shade, foxglove make great edging plants along woodland areas where they may naturalize. Best known as a popular bouquet flower and for its ability to attract hummingbirds. Plants will rarely produce flowers the first year, and will instead produce large rosettes. Plant each year to have blooms every year. Foxglove seeds need light to germinate. The best way to plant foxglove seeds is by surface sowing them, which means simply scattering the seeds on top of the soil. Aim for a spacing of about 1 inch between seeds. You can thin them once they emerge to a spacing of 12 to 24 inches between plants to prevent overcrowding.


Name: Foxglove - Mix Other Common Names: Lady's Glove Scientific Name: Digitalis purpurea Color: pink,purple,white Plant Seeds: Outdoors After Frost / Indoors Weeks Before Last Frost Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8 Plant Height: 24-40" Plant Spacing: 18 - 24" Cycle: Perennial Bloom Season - Summer thru Fall Light Requirements: Shade, Part Shade, Full Sun Soil & Water Preferences: Average - Dry Other: Attracts bees, birds, & butterflies Non-GMO: Yes Native To: Europe, naturalized in US Pacific Northwest Advantages : Attract Butterflies Attract Hummingbirds Attract Birds Bee Friendly Deer Resistant Rabbit Resistant Low Maintenance Good For Cut Flowers Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks) Great For Mass Plantings Multiplies / Naturalizes Light Requirements - half-sun--half-shadeHalf Sun / Half Shade or Full Shade Soil Type Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Moist/Wet Soil Soil Moisture Average, Moist / Wet, Well Draining Advantages: Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Attract Birds, Bee Friendly, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Low Maintenance, Good For Cut Flowers, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), Great For Mass Plantings, Multiplies / Naturalizes Mature Height 24-48" tall Bloom Time Summer

* Foxglove Excelsior mix is a superb Autumn perennial flower mix that received the very prestigious Royal Horticultural Society of England garden Merit award!

* Foxglove excelsior mix is a cool loving perennial and is a perfect seed to sow in the Fall!

* Foxglove is quite resistant to both deer and rabbits as it is a poisonous species.

* Foxglove Excelsior is a beautiful mix of rose, pink, purple and cream flower colors.

* This flower mix will thrive is partial shade and along woodland borders.

* Foxglove is poisonous so exercise caution if people or animals will be nearby.

* Foxglove are spectacular as cut flowers and are sure to immediately draw the attention of everyone around!

* Foxglove are fantastic for all gardens but especially woodland and cottage gardens.

* They will attract a lot of pollinators including Bees and Hummingbirds.

* Many predatory insects use the nectar of Foxglove. It is a wonderful species to encourage a balanced ecosystem in the garden.

* They bloom for very long periods in the Spring and Summer.

* Foxglove Excelsior is a very disease and pest resistant strain.

* They are wonderful in flower borders and beds.

* Foxglove are great for wildlife and wildflower gardens!

Sowing: Direct sow in spring after the last frost, mixing the fine seed with sand in order to distribute it evenly. Cover it very thinly by scattering soil on top, and water lightly to avoid disturbing the seeds. Germination should take place within 3-4 weeks with a soil temperature of 65-70 degrees F. Thin or transplant seedlings.

Growing: This plant prefers light, moist soil and partial shade but can tolerate full sun with adequate moisture. It prefers consistently moist soil that drains well, since soggy soil can cause disease. Water well especially in dry periods; a layer of mulch may help conserve moisture. In its first year of growth, foxglove will develop a low rosette of thick leaves; the flowering stalk will come in the second year. If the foliage becomes infected with powdery mildew or leaf spot, begin treatment immediately since this can damage the entire plant; either remove the infected leaves or apply a safe fungicide. Insects such as aphids, slugs, and Japanese beetles also tend to target this plant. Since a single plant can produce up to two million seeds, they will firmly establish themselves as perennials and can be rather invasive if left to themselves. The wilted flower stalks can be removed to prevent this, or the young seedlings can easily be transplanted elsewhere. This plant makes an excellent background plant because of its height, and attracts bees and hummingbirds as well as resisting deer and rabbits.