Digitalis purpurea 'Sutton's Apricot'

Digitalis purpurea 'Suttons Apricot' is lovely soft pink foxglove which flowers at the same time and looks beautiful with peonies in June. More
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Digitalis purpurea 'Suttons Apricot' is lovely soft pink foxglove which flowers at the same time and looks beautiful with peonies in June. This is one of my absolute favourite plants. Bees and butterflies love them too.

Foxgloves make some of the very best cottage garden early summer garden plants and cut flowers. If you pick the king flower – the main spire, you create lots of prince flowers and the plants will then go on flowering for longer.

Please note: This is harmful if eaten.

Genus Digitalis purpurea
Variety Sutton's Apricot
Type Hardy Biennial
Common Name Foxglove
Border Position Back
Soil Type Chalky, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 90-120cm (3-4ft)
Spacing 60cm (24in), thin to 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover May - July on compost surface, do not cover. Transplant to 7.5cm pots, grow on and harden off before late summer, early autumn planting in final flowering position or can sow direct.
Care Tips They self seed freely but some will revert to the wild colour form. Pull out any seedlings with red stems if you want them to remain pure.
Flowering May - July, 1 year from sowing seed
Vase Life 7-10 days. As you cut put them in a deep bucket of warm water and leave for several hours before arranging. Remove any flowers hanging by the stigma.
Harvesting Flower production: 2-3 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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