About Digitalis Purpurea
Foxglove is a European import with tall, bold blooms in many colors. It prefers moist, well-drained soil high in organic matter. Foxglove does best with afternoon shade. It is a biennial, having only a rosette of leaves the first year. The second-year a tall spike appears with showy blooms.
Also known as
Common Foxglove, Common Foxglove, Foxglove, Purple foxglove and Lady's glove
How to care for Digitalis Purpurea
Digitalis Purpurea needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Digitalis Purpurea love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Digitalis Purpurea does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Digitalis Purpurea after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.