Flowers Digitalis (Foxglove)

Sugar Plum

Digitalis Seed

Product ID: 3545

New! Elegant lavender-pink and plum color palette.

Second-year flowering. Light lavender-pink bells with dark plum-colored throats and freckles. Bells form on one side of the stem. In our trials, Sugar Plum produced 3-5 tall stems and 2-3 shorter, secondary stems per plant. Can be fall or spring planted. NOTE: Flowering occurs in late spring in the second season of growth. Ht. 32-40". Avg. 266,900 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.
All parts of this plant are poisonous, including the seeds. Exercise extreme caution around children and pets. The purchaser assumes all liability relating to the use of this product.

Details

Size
Price
 
Quantity
Availability

Packet

$4.10
Backordered until Nov 22, 2018

500 Seeds

$6.75
Backordered until Dec 07, 2018

1,000 Seeds

$8.50
Backordered until Dec 07, 2018

5,000 Seeds

$36.25
Backordered until Dec 07, 2018
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 14-21 days at 65-70°F (18-21°C).

SOWING: Transplant (recommended): Sow 10-12 weeks before last frost. Do not cover seed as light is required for germination. Bottom water or mist to avoid covering the seed with displaced soil. Transplant into cell packs or larger containers after the first true leaves appear, 15-20 days after sowing. Harden off and transplant outside after the last frost. Direct seed: Sow as soon as soil can be worked, only in areas with long growing seasons. Do not cover seed as light is required for germination. Keep soil moist.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun/Part Shade.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Moist, well-drained soil.

PLANT SPACING: 12"

HARDINESS ZONES: Zones 4-8.

HARVEST: Fresh: Harvest when the lower 1/3 of flowers on a spike have opened. Deadheading encourages additional blooms

USES: Excellent cut flower. Borders, masses, woodland plantings, and cottage gardens.

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Digitalis purpurea

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Digitalis purpurea
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.
365 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Biennial
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.
Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets