Foxglove Apricot Beauty
Foxglove ‘Apricot Beauty’
This old fashioned favorite pumps out masses of towering stems loaded with freckled peachy apricot blooms for a solid two months from late spring to early summer. We oftentimes find bumblebees sleeping in the blooms.
*All parts of the plants are poisonous if ingested. Wear gloves when harvesting and use caution around children and pets. *
Plant type: biennial
Site: part sun/shade
Days to maturity: 330-360 days
Plant spacing: 12”
Pinch: not necessary
Approx seeds per packet: 200
How to Grow:
Sow seeds from late spring to early summer and plant seedlings in the garden at least 6 weeks before your first autumn frost. Plants will winter over in the garden and bloom the following spring.
The trick to getting the longest vase life from foxglove is to cut it before the bees find it. When the blooms are pollinated they drop from the stems, so harvest early when just a few blossoms are open. Expect a vase life of 6-8 days if flower preservative is used.
Shipping & Delivery
Once an order has been placed, we cannot add or subtract items. If you would like additional items not included in your original order, please place a new order. We are unable to combine separately placed orders.
See our Shipping & Delivery page for detailed information about returns, refunds, and international shipping.
How to Grow
How to Start Flowers from Seed
There’s nothing more rewarding than starting your own seeds. The benefits include getting a jump on the season, having access to hundreds of specialty varieties that you won’t find at your local nurseries or garden...
Fabulous Foliages and Fillers
Having a steady supply of foliage is key to successfully making bouquets throughout the season—in spring, during the long months of summer, and into early fall. In this post, I’ll share the best staple foliages...