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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
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Other common names
foxglove 'Sutton's Apricot'
Digitalis can be biennials or usually short-lived perennials forming a rosette of simple leaves with bell-shaped flowers in slender, erect, usually one-sided racemes
'Sutton's Apricot' is a semi-evergreen biennial (occasionally short-lived perennial), to 1.5m tall, with soft green leaves and large, erect spikes of creamy yellowish-pink bells, each 4cm long
Toxicity All parts highly toxic if ingested
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Sand, Clay, Chalk
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in almost any soil except very wet or very dry, although humus-rich soil in part shade is preferred
Propagate by seed sown in containers/in situ in late spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Prairie Planting Wildlife Gardens
Pruning Deadhead after flowering unless seed is required
Pests Generally pest free but flower stems may be affected by aphids
May be affected by a leaf spot or powdery mildews
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foxglove 'Sutton's Apricot'
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