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Dalmatian Peach
Pelleted (F1) Digitalis Seed

Product ID: 4711P

New! Blooms the first year from seed.

Bells sit closely to one another on sturdy stems borne on vigorous plants. Exquisite color is a shade somewhere between creamy peach and pale shell-pink. Peach color is most intense at the lightly freckled throat. Bells form on one side of the stem. Seed has been pelleted for ease of sowing. Certified-organic growers, please check suitability with your certifier. Pelleted seeds. Ht. 24–36". Avg. 31,700 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.
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$4.55
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$26.00
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$42.00
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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 spp.

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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.

135 - 150 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).

Perennial

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.

Hybrid (F1)

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