Digitalis ferruginea ‘Gigantea Gelber Herold’ seeds

$4.20

Description

Picture Courtesy of Jelitto Seeds
This Digitalis has larger flowers whose yellow colouring is better than the species flower.It forms a tall pyramidal flower spike , which is extremly handsome especially if placed in groups at the back of the border .Butterflies and other beneficial pollinators love it. The flowers are produced profusely and they are long lasting. An excellent landscaping plant

Sowing advice

Sow the seeds on the surface of moist seed raising mix in pots or trays and keep at 20 deg C. light is needed for germination so dont cover the seeds, but keep them moist by covering with a plastci bag until germination occurs, normally in about 2 weeks. Keep at cooler temperatures once germination occurs. Prick out at bout 3 weeks to larger pots and transplant out when all danger of frost has gone.

Additional information

Classification

Hardy Perennial

Common Name

Rusty Foxglove

Family

Scrophulariaceae

Maximum Height

approx 150cm with flowers

Number of seeds in packet

approx 30