Digitalis grandiflora
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Digitalis grandiflora

yellow foxglove

  family veronicaceae 
  genus digitalis 

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Genus  Digitalis Species  grandiflora Variety  Cultivar  Common names  yellow foxglove Family  VERONICACEAE Specimen number  S11129 Data source  HtZn p107;Xeri p285
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Perennial Life span  3 - 10 years Annual cycle  Not applicable Stature  Various Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Various Overall height  3' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Various Water  Moist Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Soil pH 05-06 USDA hardiness  USDA zones 04a-10b AHS heat zones  Heat zones 10-01 Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  yes Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Digitalis grandiflora can survive very cold winters with annual averages as low as -30� Fahrenheit. Yellow foxglove needs summer days with high heat. It prefers moist soils.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Leaves Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes  The leaves of this plant are toxic.
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Seed Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  no Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes  Propagation of Digitalis grandiflora can be achieved by seed.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Digitalis grandiflora is a perennial. Leaves: Yellow foxglove has coarse hairy arrow-shaped leaves in clumps. Flowers: This plant has cup shaped flowers with inner markings on tall stalks. The flowers are typically of a yellow color, with an accent in brown.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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