Digitalis purpurea


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Digitalis purpurea

Herbal medicine
Popularly known as foxglove, see there.
 
Homeopathy
See Digitalis.
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Molecular evolutionary' characterization of P5[beta]R from Digitalis purpurea. Phytochemistry.
Digitalis purpurea, being native seems to thrive anywhere, even in that most difficult of situations, dry shade.
In Digitalis purpurea, the red-flowered variant produced about twice the number of flowers as the white (Ernst 1987).
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.
Bred by Thompson & Morgan, it crosses the Digitalis (Isoplexis) canarienses, normally found in the Canary Islands, with the UK native foxglove, Digitalis purpurea, providing non-stop flowering in summer, right through to November.
Bred by Thompson and Morgan, Digitalis Illumination Pink is a remarkable intergenus cross between the wild foxglove Digitalis purpurea and Isoplexis canariensis, which is very close to a Digitalis.
Planhigion eraill sydd wedi'u defnyddio at annwyd ydi'r cacamwci (Arctium; burdock), y wermod lwyd (Artemisia absinthum; wormwood), llygad y dydd (Bellis perennis; daisy), y banadl (Cytisus scoparius; broom) a bysedd y cwn (Digitalis purpurea; foxglove) - er mae angen bod yn ofalus iawn wrth ddefnyddio'r olaf 'na am ei fod yn wenwynig.
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.