Spanish Foxglove

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Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Digitalis thapsi
Common Name: Spanish Foxglove
Type: Herbaceous Perennial
Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Bloom Time: June to July
Height: 18-24 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun, Morning shade with afternoon sun, Morning sun with afternoon shade
Soil Conditions: Average well-drained soil
Flower Color: Pink, Purple
Wildlife: Deer resistant, Rabbit resistant
Special Characteristics:
  • Fast grower
  • Long bloomer
  • Deadhead for a tidier look
  • May self-seed
  • Similar to Digitalis purpurea but more compact
  • Leaves are highly poisonous
Potential Pests: Aphids, Mealy bugs, Slugs, Japanese beetles
Potential Diseases: Powdery mildew, Leaf spots