Digitalis purpurea


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Digitalis purpurea

Herbal medicine
Popularly known as foxglove, see there.
 
Homeopathy
See Digitalis.
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If you feel that these selected forms of Digitalis purpurea are too big for your garden, remember that, although they are giants in height, they are narrow at the base, and happily squeeze between other plants.
The wild species, Digitalis purpurea, a hardy biennial, is grown for its long spires of thimble-shaped bells in shades of white to rose- purple in early to mid- summer, often with a darker spotting within the flower.
The straight, white Digitalis purpurea alba is one of my favourite plants for dry shade, as it creates a tower of white blooms, which contrasts well with the gloom of the woodland.
Digitalis purpurea is a great plant for selfseeding, which makes it an ideal candidate for an informal or cottage garden.
Our plants, the hybrid Digitalis purpurea Camelot F1 Series, hearalded a breakthrough in breeding when introduced at the Chelsea Flower Show in 2004.
Good choices include the pure white Cosmos 'Purity', Digitalis purpurea 'Alba', the white foxglove, and Cerastium Tomentosum 'Silver Carpet' (snow-in-summer), a vigorous matforming perennial which produces silvery white woolly foliage and a mass of pure white flowers when in bloom.