Digitalis purpurea


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Noun1.Digitalis purpurea - tall leafy European biennial or perennial having spectacular clusters of large tubular pink-purple flowersDigitalis purpurea - tall leafy European biennial or perennial having spectacular clusters of large tubular pink-purple flowers; leaves yield drug digitalis and are poisonous to livestock
foxglove, digitalis - any of several plants of the genus Digitalis
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Slugs are also put off by the taste of Digitalis purpurea (foxgloves) and Euphorbia (spurge).
Standing 2 to 3 feet tall, it isn't as tall and showy as common foxglove (Digitalis purpurea), which can reach an impressive height of 4 or 5 feet.
The designer Hay Joung Hwang's stunning display for LG featured Digitalis purpurea f.
The planting includes a Prunus Tai Haku orchard, great drifts of Artemisia Powis Castle, Digitalis Purpurea Alba, Verbascum Chaixii, Achellia Moonshine, Paeonie Shirley Temple and Enichacea Purpurea White Swan.
Any of the forms of our native foxglove, Digitalis purpurea, including apricot and pure white varieties, are full of pollen and nectar.
Digitalis purpurea is a biennial, meaning it takes two years to complete its life cycle.
DIGITALIS PURPUREA FOXGLOVE The staple of any cottage garden is the common foxglove - stately spires of purple or white tubular blooms.
"It's not easy to grow," he says, "but I loved its orange color." By crossing it with Digitalis purpurea, he produced a sterile plant that wouldn't scatter seeds of blooms in different colors like weeds.