Foxglove - Digitalis purpurea


  • Height: 3'
  • Type: Hardy
  • Aspect: Shade
  • Soil: Any / Alkaline
  • Flower colour: purple
  • Flowering period: From May - December

A hardy bi - biennial, foxglove is native to Europe and North America. It is used in modern medicine for the treatment of heart conditions by increasing the strength of contractions and helping with heart failure and irregular contractions. The bell shaped flowers are loved by insects and bees. All parts of the plant are poisonous.