Rusty Foxglove

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Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Digitalis ferruginea
Common Name: Rusty Foxglove
Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7
Bloom Time: May to June
Height: 36-60 inches
Light Requirements: Morning shade with afternoon sun, Morning sun with afternoon shade
Soil Conditions: Average well-drained soil
Flower Color: Yellow
Wildlife: Hummingbirds
Special Characteristics:
  • Biennial or short-lived perennial
  • Will re-seed forming rosettes the first year and flower spikes the year after
  • Remove flower spikes after bloom to either encourage secondary bloom or reduce the amount of self-seeding
  • Deadhead seedhead and shake seeds where you want it to spread
  • Deer tolerant