Digitalis ‘Illumination Pink’ (Illumination Series)
Foxglove ‘Illumination Pink’, Digitalis ‘Tmdgfp001’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Illumination Pink’ _ ‘Illumination Pink’ is a half-hardy, branching, rosette-forming, hairy, semi-evergreen perennial with dfdct, dark purple stems bearing broadly lance-shaped, toothed, dark green leaves and, from early summer into autumn, tall, upright spikes of reddish-pink flowers with broad, apricot to pale orange throats.
Erect flower stem, Rosette
All parts of the plant are highly toxic if eaten.
Reddish pink, Apricot in Summer; Reddish pink, Apricot in Autumn
Dark-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Leaf spot , Powdery mildew
Cut back main flower spike as it fades to encourage a second flowering. Cut back to the ground after flowering.
‘Illumination Pink’ does not set seed. Divide carefully in spring.
WHERE TO GROW
Digitalis ‘Illumination Pink’ (Illumination Series) (Foxglove ‘Illumination Pink’) will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.45m after 1-2 years.
Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wildflower, Wildlife, Woodland
Plant in almost any soil or situation except very wet or very dry. An ideal site is a humus-rich soil in part shade. Mulch in early spring. Protect from frost and cold temperatures. Lives longer than most Digitalis because it does not set seed.
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