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Snow Thimble Foxglove

SKU: AM017309
$13.98
per Plant - 3" Pot
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Overview
Snow Thimble Foxglove glows with majestic spires of snow-white blooms. Sturdy stems are crowded with large, bell shaped blooms that illuminate the garden day or night. A gorgeous specimen or accent in perennial beds and borders, plants perform well in partial shade. Blooms attracts hummingbirds and bees to the garden. Gather handfuls for brilliant bouquets. (Digitalis purpurea)
key features
Botanical Name
Digitalis purpurea Snow Thimble
Advantages
Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Cut Flowers, Container Planting
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Soil Moisture
Average, Moist / Wet
Mature Height
36-48" tall
Mature Spread
12-24" wide
Bloom Time
Late spring to mid summer

Description

36-48" tall x 12-24" wide. The first pure-white foxglove, Snow Thimble Foxglove (Digitalis) blooms early-to mid-summer, adding striking vertical architecture to the garden. A mainstay of the cottage garden, Foxgloves are also perfect for naturalizing in the woodland garden. Plant them around patios and enjoy their glow beneath the moonlight. The white blooms are also stunning against a red brick wall or other dark backdrop. Provide a rich, Acidic and do not allow soils to dry out. Foxgloves produce a basal rosette of deep green foliage and flower in their second year. Commonly grown as a biennial, allow plants to reseed in the garden. Plant with caution, leaves and seeds of Foxglove produce a powerful chemical used as a heart medicine, but toxic if ingested. Plants are deer and rabbit resistant.