Foxglove Excelsior

Foxglove Excelsior
Foxglove Excelsior
Foxglove Excelsior
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Product Description

Foxglove ‘Excelsior’ 
Digitalis purpurea

This old fashioned mix is a beautiful blend of rich purple, lilac, lavender-blush and white spires with freckled chocolate and white throats. This mix looks identical to wild foxglove. Stunning in the garden and when arranged en masse. 

*All parts of the plants are poisonous if ingested. Wear gloves when harvesting and use caution around children and pets. *

Details:
Plant type: biennial
Height: 48-72”
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. 

Harvesting/Vase Life:
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.