Plant Care Grecian foxglove

Grecian foxglove

About Grecian foxglove

Grecian foxglove is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Grecian foxglove likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Digitalis lanata

Also known as

Grecian foxglove and Woolly foxglove

How to care for Grecian foxglove


How often to water your Grecian foxglove

Water needs for Grecian foxglove
0.5 cups
every 9

Grecian foxglove needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Tucson, Arizona.

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

Calculate water needs of Grecian foxglove

Water 0.5 cups every

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Grecian foxglove in Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona

60% Medium

Finding light for Grecian foxglove in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Grecian foxglove: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Grecian foxglove love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Grecian foxglove does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Tucson, Arizona currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.


How to fertilize Grecian foxglove

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Grecian 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 Grecian foxglove after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Grecian foxglove

Grecian foxglove

Grecian foxglove

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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