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Digitalis ferruginea

Digitalis ferruginea

Common name rusty foxglove
Family scrophulariaceae
Life cycle biennial/perennial (Z4-8)
Flowers yellow/brown (summer)
Size 4'
Light full sun-part shade
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil (not too dry)
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

rusty foxglove
Dark evergreen leaves, flower stalks packed with thimble-shaped flowers. Some references say it's a biennial, others say it's a short-lived perennial. Will self-seed given good conditions.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '02 trade. Sowed in pot outside on Jan 15. No germination
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (70%G, 7-11d)
  3. Seed from '04 garden. Baggy 70F (56%G, 7-14d)

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