Digitalis Dalmation Purple
Digitalis purpurea ‘Dalmatian Purple’ (Dalmatian Series)
Foxglove ‘Dalmatian Purple’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Dalmatian Purple’ _ ‘Dalmatian Purple’ is a compact, rosette-forming, hairy, biennial or short-lived, deciduous to semi-evergreen perennial with ovate to lance-shaped, wrinkled, toothed, dark green leaves and upright spikes of bell-shaped, spotted, purple flowers in summer.
Erect flower stem, Compact, Rosette
All parts of the plant are highly toxic if eaten.
Spotted, Purple in Summer
Dark-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Aphids , Leaf and bud eelworms
Leaf spot , Powdery mildew
Cut back main flower spike as it fades to encourage a second flowering. Cut back after flowering.
Seeds can be planted in situ and plants left to self-seed after flowering.
Digitalis purpurea ‘Dalmatian Purple’ (Dalmatian Series) (Foxglove ‘Dalmatian Purple’) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.4m after 1-2 years.
Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wildflower, Wildlife, Woodland
Grows in most soils or situations except very wet or very dry. An ideal site is humus-rich soil in partial shade.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
North, South, East, West