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Digitalis mariana

 
Digitalis mariana

Synonym(s) Digitalis purpurea ssp. heywoodii
Common name foxglove
Family scrophulariaceae
Life cycle biennial? (Z4-11)
Flowers pale pink-white (spring-summer)
Size 12-24"
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes well drained soil

Species from Portugal with silvery-downy leaves and pale-blushed white flowers, spotted on the throats. It may be a challenge to overwinter in our garden, since it's not as hardy as D. purpurea, and dislikes having wet feet in winter.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following areas: curve garden (back lobe), Max's garden, bogside border

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '12/'13 exchange. Baggy 70F with light (80%G, 6-12d)
  2. Same seed as above, cold-stored. Baggy 70F with light (60%G, 6-14d)


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