Plant Care big-flowered foxglove

big-flowered foxglove

Also known as

big-flowered foxglove, yellow foxglove and large yellow foxglove


Digitalis grandiflora

How to care for big-flowered foxglove


How often to water your big-flowered foxglove

Water needs for big-flowered foxglove
0.5 cups
every 9

big-flowered foxglove needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Finding light for big-flowered foxglove in your home

Light needs and placement for plant big-flowered foxglove: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

big-flowered foxglove love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

big-flowered foxglove does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of big-flowered foxglove in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize big-flowered foxglove

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for big-flowered foxglove: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your big-flowered foxglove after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

big-flowered foxglove is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for big-flowered foxglove

big-flowered foxglove

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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