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Digitalis x mertonensis

A perennial foxglove with large, dusky pink flowers on sturdy spikes in mid-summer. Great in part-shade, even dry shade. Hardy. To 90cm.

At a glance

Common Name
Strawberry foxglove
Type
Hardy perennial
Height
60cm to 90cm
Colour
Pink
Spread Rate
Slow
Flowering
Mid Summer
Soil Type
Normal, Drained, Dry
Aspect
Shade, Part-shade
Pollination
Attractive to pollinators
Awards
RHS AGM Award

Sue's Notes

If the central spike flops after flowering, cut it down and side shoots will flower. In truth, this plant has not proved reliably perennial every year, but comes true from seed.

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9cm pot 3.80   Buy  

Prices
All prices are shown in UK Pounds and include VAT where applicable. All items are subject to our money-back guarantee. We can deliver to most addresses in mainland UK but we cannot deliver overseas. Delivery charges are calculated according to the number of plants ordered, as follows:
 
1 to 4 plants, 4.95
5 to 9 plants, 6.95
10 to 20 plants, 9.95
21 to 50 plants, 15.00
51+ plants, POA
 
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