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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Foxglove digitalis purpurea, (Bysedd y Cwn in Welsh, which translates as Dog Fingers) is native to the British Isles and grows in the open on disturbed soils.
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.
By crossing it with Digitalis purpurea, he produced a sterile plant that wouldn't scatter seeds of blooms in different colors like weeds.
An official drug was made from the leaves of Digitalis purpurea (foxglove) and sold in powder form, after adjusting to a standard pharmacological strength, along with tablets, tinctures and injections.