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Digitalis Foxlight™ Plum Gold

Scientific Name : Digitalis hybrida
Common Name : Foxglove
Hardiness Zone : 7a - 10b
Hardiness Degree : 0°F (-18°C)
Blooming Season : Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Upright
Characteristics : Deer Resistant, Attracts Hummingbirds
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 20 - 22" (51 - 56cm)
Height : 22 - 24" (56 - 61cm)
Width : 18 - 20" (46 - 51cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Makes a great focal point in gardens and containers with bold colors. Flowers face outward for better show and bloom all Summer long.
Idea & Tips : Best used in sun to part shade in the garden or patio containers.
Grower InformationBold novelty colors boost retail appeal and drive impulse sales.
  • Lower input costs provide greater profit margin at wholesale and retail.
  • Needs no bulking for full plants.
  • More compact than competing varieties, with deeper green foliage.
  • Blooms all Summer long, with outward-facing flowers for better retail show.
Protection InformationPP26,586
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
  • Propagation Guide
    • Media EC/pH:
      EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 6.0-6.4
      Soil Temperature:
      70-72°F (21-22°C)
      Rooting Hormone:
      1,000 ppm IBA basal dip
      Low to moderate
      50-75 ppm N
      Not typical in propagation.
      42-49 days after sticking
      Digitalis root slowly with first roots showing 15 to 18 days after stick. However, it is best to discontinue mist prior to visible root, as they root more quickly when not over-misted and when media is allowed to dry slightly between waterings.
    • Media pH:
      Nights: 55 to 60°F (13 to 16°C) Days: 60 to 65°F (16 to 18°C)
      Light Level (fc):
      3,000 to 5,000
      Beneficial; needed for early flowering. Not needed for Summer flowering.
      Long day facultative
      Allow media to dry moderately between watering.
      Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm.
      Pinch After Transplant:
      Plant Growth Regulators:
      PGRs generally not needed
      Pests and Fungal Diseases:
      Aphids, White fly, Spider mites
    • 1–qt. (10–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Not recommended
      1–gal. (15–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      12-14 wks
      2 to 3–gal. (25 to 30–cm) pot, 3 plants per pot:
      12-14 wks
      Bloom Months:
      May to September; Natural season flowering

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