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Camelot Lavender Foxglove

 

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Regular Price: $9.98

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'Camelot Lavender' Foxglove adds elegance and charm to the summer garden with large, lilac-colored flowers and maroon-speckled interiors. A butterfly and hummingbird magnet, 'Camelot Lavender' is the perfect choice for planting near your favorite sitting spot in any partly-shaded garden. Deer and rabbit resistant. (Digitalis)

Zones 4 - 9
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Attract Hummingbirds
Attract Hummingbirds
Attract Birds
Attract Birds
Bee Friendly
Bee Friendly
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Cut Flowers
Cut Flowers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Plant Size 36-48" tall, 12-18" wide
Bloom Time Late spring to mid summer
Size Plant - 2.25" pot
SKU ASL4J31

Plant Information

The Foxglove Story The very important Wild Foxglove, Digitalis purpurea is a native of the UK, naturalized in the US, and famous for being used for Digitalis, the life-saving heart medicine. However, Wild Foxglove is a biennial which often makes it undependable in perennial plantings. But since the twenties, there have been beautiful perennial foxgloves too, a little shorter, but just as beautiful as the towering purpureas.

The great breakthrough came when a cross was accomplished in Merton, England in 1928 between the famous biennial wildflower and the perennial species, Digitalis grandiflora. The perennial foxglove has ever since been called Digitalis mertonensis, named after the town. However, Mertonensis gives us only one color.

Now, the Foxy Hybrids take their places in the foxglove line-up, bringing all the colors back with the biennial issue solved.

SKU ASL4J31
Common Name Camelot Lavender Foxglove
Botanical Name Digitalis purpurea Camelot Lavender
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Purple
Flower Size 6-12" flower plumes
Mature Height 36-48" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 12-18" wide
Growth Rate Medium
Bloom Time Late spring to mid summer
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Low growing green foliage topped with flower spikes.
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Moist/Wet Soil, Acidic Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Moist/Wet
Advantages Deer Resistant, Attract Hummingbirds, Attract Birds, Bee Friendly, Rabbit Resistant, Cut Flowers
Poisonous or Toxic to Animals All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested. Toxic to dogs, cats and horses.
Ideal Region Northeast, Midwest, West, Pacific Northwest
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

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Shipping begins in mid April based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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American MeadowsCamelot Lavender Foxglove
 
3.7

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1.0

Never had a chance

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from Seattle, WA

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Pros

    Cons

    • Flimsy
    • Small In Size
    • Unattractive

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      Comments about American Meadows Camelot Lavender Foxglove:

      I don't even know what they sent me. When I opened the box, the pot that was supposed to contain the foxglove was missing soil (it had spilled) and contained a dried up (very dead-looking) "plant". I had read that it was supposed to arrive in the dormant state so I attempted to plant it in the ground and see if it would bounce back. It practically disintegrated in my hands when I took it out of the pot and proceeded to crumble away once it was in the ground. What a waste of time. American Meadows gave me a refund because, by the time they got to my complaint, they were sold out of all of their foxglove plants. I ended up buying an established foxglove from a local home improvement store and it was lovely. Overall I am not impressed with American Meadows.

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      5.0

      flowered twice!

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      from Wilmington, DE

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      Pros

      • Attractive
      • Healthy

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        • Garden
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        Comments about American Meadows Camelot Lavender Foxglove:

        small in size but bloomed twice already! hope it comes back next year

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        5.0

        wonderful soft colors

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        from Harmony Pa

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        Pros

        • Attractive
        • Healthy

        Cons

        • None

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        Comments about American Meadows Camelot Lavender Foxglove:

        These bloomed repeatedly this first year. Multiple blooms from each plant,

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        To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

        • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
        • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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