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Digitalis trojana

Common name Helen of Troy foxglove
Family scrophulariaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z4-9)
Flowers yellow/brown (late spring-early summer)
Size 24-36"
Light sun-part shade
From seed germinate at room temperature with exposure to light
detailed seed-starting info below

Forms an evergreen rosette of dark-green lance-shaped leaves with fine-hairy margins, from which its upright flower stalks arise in spring. The flowers are in the ochre end of the foxglove spectrum, netted with brown; that makes them similar to plants I've previously grown under the names of D. lanata and D. lamarckii. When my seedlings reach maturity I hope to discern whether there is any notable difference from those species.

We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '11/'12 exchange. Baggy 70F with light (92%G, 5-10d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F with light (59%G, 3-10d)

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