Digitalis purpurea 'Camelot Cream' F1

Great in the garden or a vase, this adds a cottage-style softness to your home. With nectar-filled flowers all the way up the stem, a foxglove is like a high rise block of delicious cafes full of fantastic food for pollinators. More
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A cream, splotched crimson foxglove that flowers within months of sowing and then flowers for about six months at a stretch, three times longer than the usual foxglove (and also in its second year too!)

Great in the garden or a vase, this adds a cottage-style softness to your home. With nectar-filled flowers all the way up the stem, a foxglove is like a high rise block of delicious cafes full of fantastic food for pollinators.

Please note: This is harmful if eaten.

Genus Digitalis
Variety Camelot Cream F1
Type Perennial
Common Name Foxglove
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 90cm (36in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover March-July on compost surface, do not cover. Plant out once roots have filled a small pot.
Care Tips May need staking.
Flowering July - November. Reliably flowers in first year, 16 weeks from sowing, with masses of blooms in it's second year.
Vase Life 7 days, sear stem ends in boiling water for 20 seconds.
Harvesting Flower production: 4 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 purpurea 'Camelot Cream' F1 reviews

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Reviewed 14th August 2019 by Dorothy

All seeds germinated but all seedlings were weak and all failed.

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Reviewed 7th August 2019 by Jillian

Good strong plants, good germination rate, not planted in final position as yet so no flowers.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Sarah

I followed sowing instructions exactly and these are doing well.

Delighted

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Reviewed 25th November 2017 by Susan Wilde

These plants performed exactly as described in the catalogue - absolutely our "best buy" this year, still looking good in the middle of November. We took the advice of brining indoors the central flower to encourage more side growth. Beautiful, cannot recommend highly enough.

A Bit Of A Mystery

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Reviewed 16th September 2016 by Mandy Stevenson Smyth

This is a bit of a mystery. First the positives: Very easy to germinate, grew well in to nice strong looking little plants and all looked very promising. I planted them out, kept an eye and waited for them to grow to the expected height - which they did not and when they flowered, they were decidedly apricot in colour. Lovely, but not what I expected!