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50 pcs Digitalis purpurea, Common Foxglove Mixed Color - Flower Seeds

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Fill your garden bed with the colorful foxglove flowers by growing them by these best quality seeds.

Foxglove is a biennial plant with soft, hairy, toothed, ovate and lance-shaped leaves in a basal rosette. The life span of the plant is 2 seasons. The first year growth remains in a basal rosette of leaves. Second-year growth produces flowering stems, 3 -6 feet in height.

Flower spikes have purple to white spotted thimble-like flowers which hang down and last about six days.

Seeds Specifications

Seeds per Packet 50
Common Name Foxglove
Height 60-72 inches
Flower Colour Pink, lavender, apricot, and white.
Bloom Time Summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow.

Planting and care

  • Water the foxglove plants regularly until they are fully established
  • Feed every spring with any organic fertilizer
  • Mulch around plants in spring with a 5-7
  • 5cm thick layer of organic matter, such as compost, composted bark or well-rotted manure
  • After the first flowers have finished cut back the faded flower stems to ground level and give them a good feed with a liquid plant food this may encourage a second flush of flowers
  • After flowering, cut back the faded flower stems to ground level, unless you want to collect seed for future sowing or want the plants to self-seed
  • In which case, cut down the stems after the seed has been collected

Digitalis purpurea care

  • It can be grown from direct seeding or by raising in a nursery in February and then transplanting them to the main field
  • The land should be thoroughly ploughed, leveled and weeded for direct seeding
  • The seeds may be broadcast or sown in lines
  • Do not sow seeds very deep in the soil
  • Water the plant regularly until they fully establish
Sunlight Full sun to partial shade.
Watering Moderately
Soil Well-drained soil.
Temperature 20-30 degree C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer during spring and summer.
Harvest Season July-August(leaves)

Digitalis purpurea uses

Ornamental Use:

  • Foxglove is the perfect choice for beds and borders

Medicinal Use:

  • Foxglove contains chemicals from which the prescription medication digoxin (Lanoxin) is made
  • These chemicals can increase the strength of heart muscle contractions, change heart rate, and increase heart blood output