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Digitalis grandiflora

 
Digitalis grandiflora
yellow foxglove
Synonym(s) Digitalis ambigua
Common name yellow foxglove
Family scrophulariaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers yellow (late spring)
Size 2-3'
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below
Seed ripenslate August

Larger yellow flowers than its cousin, Digitalis lutea, with softer, lusher foliage. It took a few years to get happy and established in our garden, but by now it's a stunner in late spring.

Digitalis grandiflora

We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.

Follow along as I stroll past all the Digitalis species that have called our garden home

Seed for this plant is included on my seed trade list

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '02 trade. Pot outside 15 Jan. A few seedlings by mid-spring.
  2. Seed from '04 garden. Baggy 70F (100%G, 4-11d)
  3. Seed from '08 garden. Baggy 70F (91%G, 4-8d)
  4. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (67%G, 4-10d)
  5. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (63%G, 7-10d)


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