Digitalis purpurea ‘Pam’s Choice’
Common foxglove ‘Pam’s Choice’ , Foxglove ‘Pam’s Choice’ , Digitalis albiflora ‘Pam’s Choice’, Digitalis ‘Elsie Kelsey’, Foxglove ‘Elsie Kelsey’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Pam’s Choice’ _ ‘Pam’s Choice’ is a rosette-forming, hairy biennial or short-lived, semi-evergreen perennial with ovate to lance-shaped, toothed, dark green leaves and, in summer, tall, upright spikes of bell-shaped, white flowers with maroon to reddish-purple throats.
Highly toxic if eaten.
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Maroon, White, Spotted in Spring
Mid-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 to the ground after flowering.
Seeds can be planted in situ and plants left to self-seed after flowering.
WHERE TO GROW
Digitalis purpurea ‘Pam’s Choice’ (Foxglove ‘Pam’s Choice’ ) will reach a height of 1.2m and a spread of 0.6m after 1-2 years.
Beds and borders, Bees (attract & feed bees), Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Wildflower, 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. If you cut down the flower spikes before seeds set than they should come back as perennials.
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