Growing guide

How to grow foxgloves

Iconic and romantic, our native foxgloves are instantly recognisable – their spires of purple bells adorning woodland clearings and cottage gardens. And now, with new hybrids and different species appearing on the scene, offering more colours, shapes and sizes, these easy-to-grow biennials and perennials have even greater appeal.

Quick facts

  • Rewardingly easy to grow
  • Flowers in late spring and summer
  • Prefer dappled shade with rich soil
  • Allow to self-seed or sow seeds in spring
  • Nectar-rich flowers attract bees

All you need to know

Before you get started
Ongoing care
Pruning and training
While we think all this information will be helpful to you, we always recommend to read the instruction labels on your plants.

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