Perennial Foxgloves-The Botanic Nursery

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Many people believe that all foxgloves are biennial but in fact most species of foxglove are perennial meaning they return everywhere (provided you don't accidentally dig them up over winter!) We are often asked to recommend perennial sorts so here are our favourites. All can be viewed on our website as well as advice on growing www.thebotanicnursery.co.uk/foxgloves

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Digitalis obscura seeds A wirey shrub like perennial with lovely reddish brown flowers marked orange, very freely produced. 2 From the Botanic Nursery Brown Flowers, Reddish Brown, Shrubs, Perennials, Seeds, Nursery, Orange, Plants, Shade Shrubs

Digitalis obscura seeds A wirey shrub like perennial with lovely reddish brown flowers marked orange, very freely produced. 2 From the Botanic Nursery

Digitalis lanata seeds A perennial species that comes true from seed. Sturdy upright stems giving an architectural appearance. Covered with silver hairs from which the fawn flowers each with a white lip and violet-brown veins show through. Loves the sunny border, will self-seed in undisturbed ground. Flowers in July / August. Do not consume. From the Botanic Nursery Violet Brown, White Lips, Tall Flowers, Herbaceous Perennials, Silver Hair, Stems, Shrubs, Bloom, Nursery

Digitalis lanata seeds A perennial species that comes true from seed. Sturdy upright stems giving an architectural appearance. Covered with silver hairs from which the fawn flowers each with a white lip and violet-brown veins show through. Loves the sunny border, will self-seed in undisturbed ground. Flowers in July / August. Do not consume. From the Botanic Nursery

Digitalis laevigata seeds A sun loving perennial with fascinating orange yellow flowers netted brown. The flowering stems make side branches prolonging the flowering. From the Botanic Nursery Brown Flowers, Large Flowers, Yellow Flowers, Unusual Flowers, Herbaceous Perennials, Hardy Perennials, Color Plan, Growing Seeds, Plant Nursery

Digitalis laevigata seeds A sun loving perennial with fascinating orange yellow flowers netted brown. The flowering stems make side branches prolonging the flowering. From the Botanic Nursery

Digitalis heywoodii seeds Intensely silver leaves with white hairs and pure white flowers from ivory buds. This stunning perennial has a branching habit and reaches Best in full sun and well drained soils. Not to be confused with pink flowered selections. Tall Flowers, White Flowers, Herbaceous Perennials, White Gardens, Front Yard Landscaping, Shrubs, Seeds, Nursery, Pure Products

Digitalis heywoodii seeds Intensely silver leaves with white hairs and pure white flowers from ivory buds. This stunning perennial has a branching habit and reaches 18in. Best in full sun and well drained soils. Not to be confused with pink flowered selections. Do not consume. Comes true from seed when grown in isolation. From the Botanic Nursery

Digitalis grandiflora 'Carillon' seeds A dwarf variety of grandiflora. Attractive perennial 12 From the Botanic Nursery Tall Flowers, Herbaceous Perennials, New Forest, Plant Nursery, Beautiful Roses, Garden Plants, Shrubs, Seeds, Bloom

Digitalis grandiflora 'Carillon' seeds A dwarf variety of grandiflora. Attractive perennial 12 From the Botanic Nursery

Digitalis 'John Innes Tetra' seeds Hybrid raised at the John Innes Institute in the the result of a cross between grandiflora From the Botanic Nursery Tall Flowers, Herbaceous Perennials, Shrubs, Seeds, Bloom, Nursery, Delphinium, Garden, Plants

Digitalis 'John Innes Tetra' seeds Hybrid raised at the John Innes Institute in the 1920's the result of a cross between grandiflora From the Botanic Nursery

Digitalis x mertonensis A hardy tetraploid perennial, the largest flowers of any Foxglove. Robust constitution sets fertile seed or may be divided in spring. Good soil in sun From the Botanic Nursery Large Flowers, Constitution, Fertility, Gardening Tips, Perennials, Seeds, Nursery, Sun, Spring

Digitalis x mertonensis A hardy tetraploid perennial, the largest flowers of any Foxglove. Robust constitution sets fertile seed or may be divided in spring. Good soil in sun 2ft. From the Botanic Nursery

Digitalis thapsi   seeds The leaves are faintly covered with hair giving an almost golden look to them. The rose pink flowers have an elegant drooping habit and a pale throat. This perennial reaches 20 inches in height. Best in full sun and well drained soil occasionally a pure white flower is found. From the Botanic Nursery Pink Roses, White Flowers, Pure White, Perennials, Seeds, Nursery, Leaves, Pure Products, Sun

Digitalis thapsi seeds The leaves are faintly covered with hair giving an almost golden look to them. The rose pink flowers have an elegant drooping habit and a pale throat. This perennial reaches 20 inches in height. Best in full sun and well drained soil occasionally a pure white flower is found. From the Botanic Nursery

Digitalis purpurea 'Pams Choice' Newer selection large white flowers with strong chocolate maroon throat markings. Around high for sun or part shade happily self-seeds in undisturbed sites. Do not consume. From the Botanic Nursery Large White, White Flowers, Perennials, The Selection, Plugs, Seeds, Nursery, Strong, Sun

Digitalis purpurea 'Pams Choice' Newer selection large white flowers with strong chocolate maroon throat markings. Around 5' high for sun or part shade happily self-seeds in undisturbed sites. Do not consume. From the Botanic Nursery

Digitalis lutea Sturdy spikes of yellow tubular flowers and neat foliage. A robust performer in sun or part shade not fussy about soils. Hardy perennial and can be divided when clumps get sufficiently large. From the Botanic Nursery Hardy Perennials, Delphinium, Spikes, Garden Furniture, Nursery, Herbs, Gardening, Sun, Yellow

Digitalis lutea Sturdy spikes of yellow tubular flowers and neat foliage. A robust performer in sun or part shade not fussy about soils. Hardy perennial and can be divided when clumps get sufficiently large. 3ft. From the Botanic Nursery

Digitalis grandiflora Perennial, large soft yellow coloured flowers, herbaceous in winter. A lovely plant that comes true from seed. From the Botanic Nursery Border Plants, Plant Nursery, Perennials, Seeds, Plugs, Flowers, Sun, Website, Yellow

Digitalis grandiflora Extremely pretty flowering border plant. Elegantly associated with almost anything else and steadily improves throughout the summer. 2' sun or shade. From the Botanic Nursery

Digitalis ferruginea A reliable favourite for sun or light shade. Tall sturdy spires of rusty brown flowers densely packed against the stems, loved by the bees. Biennial, comes true from seed and self-seeds in undisturbed sites. in good soils. Tall Flowers, Brown Flowers, Large Flowers, Yellow Flowers, Color Plan, Hardy Perennials, Plant Nursery, Colorful Garden, Cactus Plants

Digitalis ferruginea A reliable favourite for sun or light shade. Tall sturdy spires of rusty brown flowers densely packed against the stems, loved by the bees. Biennial, comes true from seed and self-seeds in undisturbed sites. 6' in good soils. Evergreen. From the Botanic Nursery

Digitalis dubia seeds Lovely Portugese native with grey foliage and soft pink flowers, this species is only around high. Lovely in the sun and a well drained spot. From the Botanic Nursery Tall Flowers, Pink Flowers, Herbaceous Perennials, Shrubs, Seeds, Bloom, Nursery, Sun, Grey

Digitalis dubia seeds Lovely Portugese native with grey foliage and soft pink flowers, this species is only around 12in high. Lovely in the sun and a well drained spot. From the Botanic Nursery

Digitalis cariensis trojana Amber coloured flowers with an unusually long white tongue. Makes an excellent cut flower and an impressive garden plant producing masses of flowers. Found in Turkey we have found it to be completely hardy. 2ft. Perennial usually lasting 4-5 years. From the Botanic Nursery White Tongue, Amber Color, Cut Flowers, 5 Years, Garden Plants, Gardening Tips, Perennials, Flora, Turkey

Digitalis cariensis trojana Amber coloured flowers with an unusually long white tongue. Makes an excellent cut flower and an impressive garden plant producing masses of flowers. Found in Turkey we have found it to be completely hardy. 2ft. Perennial usually lasting 4-5 years. From the Botanic Nursery

Digitalis 'Camelot Lavender' Beautiful new perennial usually doing 3 to 4 years, generously packed spires of white flowers that deepen to an exquisite shade of rich lavender, 4 feet high. Sun or shade. From the Botanic Nursery Deck With Pergola, White Flowers, Perennials, Garden Design, Lavender, Nursery, Plants, 4 Years, Beautiful

Digitalis 'Camelot Lavender' Beautiful new perennial usually doing 3 to 4 years, generously packed spires of white flowers that deepen to an exquisite shade of rich lavender, 4 feet high. Sun or shade. From the Botanic Nursery

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