Digitalis Lanata Seeds

Digitalis Lanata Seeds (Foxglove Seeds)

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This very rare and beautiful foxglove produces long racemes of orchidlike flowers that are white with bronze, yellow or purplish tinted marks on a dark green foiage.

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Digitalis lanata is a biennial or short-lived perennial that grows to 3 feet tall. This plant is also known as Grecian Foxglove, Wooly Thimble, and White Thimble. This native of Southeastern Europe gets its name because its buds are covered with a wonderful thick fuzz. This very rare and beautiful foxglove produces long racemes of orchidlike flowers that are white with bronze, yellow or purplish tinted marks on a dark green foiage. It can be perennial or biennial, but usually needs a second year for flowering to occur in early Summer. Hardiness zones 4-9, (-32°C/-25°F, -5°C/25°F) in Winter. Use ordinary garden soil. Thrives in sun, but part shade in hot Summer areas. Keeping this plant watered will result in better flowering and healthier foliage.
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Common name Woolly Foxglove , Grecian Foxglove
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Species Digitalis lanata
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Therapeutic uses No
Germination Easy to grow from seed started indoors a month before the last frost. Place seed on the surface of lightly firmed, moist seed compost in pots or trays. Keep the surface of the compost moist but not waterlogged. Keep a temperature of 65-75°F. Light aids germination. The seeds should germination in 14-21 days, it can be more, don't give up.
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