DIGITALIS purpurea alba (Seed)

Large
Shade
White
Reasonable soil
Summer
Seed Packet
Qty
 
 

Description

Height: 125cm

A white foxglove which is a cottage garden classic with sturdy spikes that are covered in tubular white flowers. As a hardy biennial it re-seeds itself once established producing small rossettes of leaves in Autumn from which the flower stems rise in spring

Average content per packet: 500 seeds

SOWING:

WHEN:

Feb-June and transplanting August/September

Indoors   -   In seed trays or pots 

Outdoors -  In a clean, prepared seed bed 

WHERE:

Indoors  -    Sow on moist compost. Do not cover as light is required for germination. Keep at 15-20°C. Germination takes 14-21 days. Prick out into small pots or plug trays (as pictured) . Grow on and harden off before late summer, early autumn planting out 

Outdoors - Water bed before sowing. Can be sown in rows or scattered. If planting in rows sow 5mm deep. If scattering rake the bed gently.

 

All parts are poisonous.