Digitalis purpurea, D. ferruginea, D. grandiflora,
D. laevigata, D. lanata, D. x fulva, syn. D. mertonensis, D. obscura,
D. parviflora and D. thapsi
Foxglove plants are easy to grow, showy vertical accents for part or dappled shade. They produce spires of magnificent tubular flowers that attract hummingbirds galore. Flower colors include: Apricot-pink, beige-brown, cream, lavender, maroon, pink, purple, rose, yellow and white. Bloom is in late spring or early summer and when the main spike is cut, side shoots develop and flower until September. Foxgloves often self-sow.
YELLOW SPEAR Foxglove Seeds
The seeds of this European heirloom foxglove have been newly re-selected to preserve its original unique color blend, ranging from light chartreuse to primrose yellow with subtle inner freckles. Produces impressive 3 to 4 foot spires with densely arranged bells in May, June and July.
POLKADOT HYBRID Foxglove Seeds
Digitalis interspecific hybrids
New, true perennial foxglove series, long-lived and super long flowering! The 'Polkadot' series foxgloves produce extra large, richly colored flowers, evenly spaced and tightly packed, on 3.5 foot stems. Flowers are subtlety speckled with white dots. Because flowers do not set seed, individual blooms can hold for many weeks and the flowering season is extended. Plants live for years. 'Polkadot' Foxgloves begin blooming in spring, and continue into fall. In our mild climate, 'Polkadot Princess' and 'Polkadot Pippa' will flower into November or December. The uniform, well-branched plants grow to 40 inches tall. Winter hardy to zone 4.
POLKADOT PIPPA HYBRID Foxglove Seeds
Large, coral flowers with apricot interiors. Blooms from late spring until frost. In mild areas flowering can continue into December.
POLKADOT POLLY HYBRID Foxglove Seeds
Large, deep pink-apricot blooms from late spring into autumn.
POLKADOT PRINCESS HYBRID Foxglove Seeds
Extra large rich-rose blooms. Even among the plants of the routinely heavy, long-blooming Polkadot series, Polkadot Princess shows a special ability to pump out the flowers repeatedly from late spring until frost.
DALMATIAN HYBRIDFoxglove Seeds
Fastest foxglove from seed to flowers! These compact, well-branched, 2-3 foot tall plants bloom in under 4 months from seed! 'Dalmatian' foxgloves produce reliable, strong, first year flowers. They completely encircle their stems with evenly spaced, relatively upward facing bells. Remove old flower spikes first season, plants will bloom heavily again the following year. Superb container plants, perform beautifully even in small pots. In the garden use in mixed borders, or mass along paths or fences. Winter hardy to zone 5.
DALMATIAN CRÈME HYBRID Foxglove Seeds
Cream colored bells with purple interior freckles.
DALMATIAN ROSE Foxglove Seeds
Freckled, creamy rose pink flowers
DALMATIAN PURPLE HYBRID Foxglove Seeds
Deep lavender-purple flowers, attractive maroon and white throats.
CAMELOT SERIESFoxglove Seeds
These are the first F1 hybrid foxgloves available to the home gardener, they feature magnificent spikes of huge speckled, rose, cream, lavender or white trumpets the very first year. The vigorous, well-branched plants grow to 42-48 inches tall and 24-30 inches wide. Winter hardy to zone 4. Seed is pelleted for easy and efficient sowing.
Digitalis x fulva, syn. Digitalis x mertonensis
True perennial foxglove produces 2-3 foot spikes of large coppery-rose tubular blooms that hummingbirds find irresistible. One of our favorite vertical accents for the shade garden. A special, long-lived foxglove that has earned our highest recommendation. Winter hardy to zone 3. Grows nicely with 'Red Hobbit' Columbine.
Digitalis purpurea 'Pam's Split'
Completely new flower shape, 'Pantaloons' is the first 'split-flower' foxglove. Large white blooms split up the sides, create 4 even curtains. Petals flutter in breeze, reveal deep maroon interior spots. Flowers for many weeks in late spring or early summer. Start early, will bloom first year. Compact, well-branched 3-4 foot tall plants produce many more flowering stems than most foxgloves. Winter hardy to zone 4.
LARGE YELLOW Foxglove Seeds
One of the toughest, top performing foxgloves. Large 2 inch, early summer butter-yellow bells on 2-3 feet tall plants. Prefers moist soil, will tolerate some drought when planted in a shady border. Grows nicely with Oriental Poppies. A winter hardy perennial to zone 3.
APRICOT BEAUTY Foxglove Seeds
Magnificent pastel apricot-pink flowers. Grows to 4-feet tall and is a biennial or short-lived perennial. Winter hardy to zone 4. Grow nicely with: 'Koralle' Columbine, 'Turkish Wild' Hollyhock, and Shasta Daisy. Packet is ¼ gram is about 2,500 seeds.
VIRTUOSO HYBRIDS Foxglove Seeds
'Virtuoso' foxgloves grow only 2-3 feet tall, produce beautiful spotted bells in shades of violet, rose, and white from late spring through the end of summer. Compared to non-hybrid foxgloves, the 'Virtuoso' series is more compact and spreading, flowers faster, remains in bloom longer. Flowers are excellent for cutting. Started early, plants bloom the first year, or start in summer or fall for flowers the following season. Winter hardy to zone 4.
VIRTUOSO ROSE HYBRID Dwarf Foxglove Seeds
Rose colored flowers with attractive interior spotting.
VIRTUOSO MIX HYBRID Dwarf Foxglove Seeds
Deep violet, rose, and white speckled, bell-shaped flowers.
CARILLON Foxglove Seeds
A long blooming, dwarf, true perennial foxglove which produces upright spires of yellow bells from late spring through summer. They are excellent for cutting. Grows 12-16 inches tall. Winter hardy to zone 4.
EXCELSIOR HYBRIDS Foxglove Seeds
The most dramatic of all foxgloves. Flowers completely circle the stems and are held horizontally to show-off beautiful interior spotting. Grows to 5-feet tall. Winter hardy to zone 4.
FOXY Foxglove Seeds
A lovely, heavy blooming dwarf foxglove which produces 3-inch flowers with attractive speckled throats. Started indoors it can be grown as an annual, it flowers in just five months from seed. Sown outdoors late spring through late summer, plants will flower the following season. Winter hardy to zone 4. Grows to 3-feet tall.
SNOW THIMBLE Foxglove Seeds
Rare pure white foxglove. Naturalize in woodland gardens, or light up shady borders. Long spikes of 2-3 inch pendulous solid white bells in late spring and summer on 3-4 foot tall plants. Biennial or short-lived perennial. Winter hardy to zone 4. Grows nicely with: 'Astolat' Delphinium, 'Magnus Superior' Echinacea, 'Burgundy' Gaillardia, and 'Chamois' Hollyhock.
GIANT YELLOW HEROLD Foxglove Seeds
Straight, strong spikes of Dijon mustard-colored flowers on sturdy, 5-6 foot tall plants. Will bloom over a long summer season and the flowers are excellent for cutting. Biennial. Winter hardy to zone 4. Seed is much larger than other Foxgloves.
CAFE CRÈME Foxglove Seeds
This rare and beautiful foxglove produces long racemes of orchid-like flowers; white with bronze-yellow markings. Performs well in sun or shade. Grows to 3 feet tall. A true perennial. Winter hardy to zone 5.
DUSKY MAID SUNSET Foxglove Seeds
Each pendulous thimble-shaped flower will show beautiful shades of sunset colors including amber, beige-brown, burnt orange and red. The evergreen narrow dark green leaves look very much like a penstemon. Grows to 16-20 inches tall and blooms from July to September. A true perennial. Winter hardy to zone 5.
SPANISH PEAKS Foxglove Seeds
Elegant, pendulous raspberry-rose flowers on dwarf, easy to grow 18-24 inch plants. Spanish Peaks foxglove will flower in late spring and early summer and then repeat in the fall. A long-lived, true perennial. Winter hardy to zone 5.
How to Plant FOXGLOVE Seeds
Sow seed in cell packs or
flats, press into soil
but do not cover. Light aids
germination. Kept at 65-75° F., germination averages 14-21 days. Transplant into the garden 18-24
inches apart. Can direct
sow into prepared seed beds
after danger of frost.
Comments: Part sun to light shade, rich, moist soil. Spires of tubular flowers attract bees and hummingbirds, are excellent for cutting. Plants are toxic; with excellent deer and rabbit resistance. Easy to grow, frequently self sows.