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Copper flowers are IT and never more so than when they are a perennial foxglove which flowers in the sun or shade from mid-spring to midsummer, stuffed full of nectar, like a skyscraper of cafes, one on top of another, for butterflies and bees.

Genus Digitalis
Group/Species parviflora
Type Perennial
Common Name Small-Flowered Foxglove
Border Position Border (Middle)
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Scent Unscented
Site Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow indoors January-March. Do not cover seed as it needs light to germinate. Should germinate within 2-3 weeks at 20°C. May also be sown direct in May or June and thinned to 45cm.
Care Tips Remove the first flower spike early to encourage more 'prince' flowers from the base. May require protection from severe frost. Caution: All parts of the plant are highly toxic if ingested.
Flowering May - July
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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Digitalis parviflora reviews

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Derek

Remained in leaf - no flower stalk as yet.