Digitalis mertonensis ‘Summer King’ Plants – (Mertons Foxglove)

$5.50

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Description

Note There are just a few of these plants. They are in 8cm pots

This attractive plant is a hybrid between Digitalis purpurea and Digitalis grandiflora, which has been awarded the Royal Horticultural award of garden merit. It has beautiful raspberry pink flowers which are a mix between the pink flowers of digitalis purpurea and the yellow flowers of digitalis grandiflora , and makes a lovely statement in the garden border.They are larger than the traditional foxglove flowers and appear in late spring and early summer. The plant itself is more compact than its parents, growing to about 1.2 m high. The plant likes dappled shade, and is an easy care plant. It makes a good cut flower.

Additional information

Classification

Perennial

Common Name

Merton's foxglove

Family

Plantaginaceae

Maximum Height

approx 120 cm with flowers