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Digitalis viridiflora

 
Digitalis viridiflora

Common name green foxglove
Family plantaginaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z6-9)
Flowers yellow-green (summer)
Size 24-36"
Light sun-part shade
From seed germinate at room temperature with exposure to light
detailed seed-starting info below

Small yellow-green flowers with prominent veins. Downy lance-shaped leaves.
I grew several plants from seed labeled as D. viridiflora, but I'm afraid they are in fact a small-flowered (and quite lovely) form of D. lutea (according to rareplants.de, that's a common mis-identification in the trade). So even though I'm putting up a photo here of what I have now, I'll still be looking for the real thing.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

Follow along as I stroll past all the Digitalis species that have called our garden home

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '06 trade. Baggy 70F with light (90%G, 7-13d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F with light (87%G, 9-15d)


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