Native Region: Hungary, Balkans, Turkey, Caucasus
Digitalis ferruginea 'Gigantea'
Zone Range: 06-09
Preferred Climate: Temperate
Harvest Date: Tuesday 19 October, 2010
Seed count: 100-150
An elegant foxglove with narrow spires of rusty white coloured flowers suitable for cutting. The cultivar name ’Gigantea’ refers to the size of the flowers, which are somewhat bigger than the species type. These plant also grow slightly taller than the species, growing 1.5-2m(4-6ft) in height.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant.
Sow seed in containers in spring for best results, but seed may be scattered where it is to grow. Plants may be biennial or may perennialize. Grow in any except very wet or very dry soil; prefers humus-rich soil in partial shade.