HUGE STRAWBERRY FOXGLOVE Digitalis mertonensis
The largest of the foxgloves, Strawberry foxglove bears extra-large flowers that are a strawberry-pink, with a red center! A unique color among foxglove. The pretty flowers begin in late spring, and continue to develop up the stem as the season progresses. This plant is well-liked by pollinators, too. It is easy to grow, simply spread the seeds on the ground, lightly rake them in, and keep soil moist until germination. Seeds can be started in the fall, or early spring during the cool weather.
Type: Hardy perennial
Height: 36", 90 cm
Hardiness zones: 3-9
Location: Sun or
Bloom time: Spring
Note: This plant family is known to have toxicity. The ingestion of these seeds or this plant can cause serious illness or death.
Seeds per pack: 20
Germination: These seeds are easy to germinate! They can be planted directly outdoors. Simply rake the ground, sprinkle seeds, and water in. Do not bury the seeds, as they require light for germination. These seeds perform best if started during cool spring weather, or in late summer to early fall. To plant indoors, place the seeds on surface of your growing medium, and water. Keep moist until germination. Once seedlings emerge, place the pot in a sunny place, or under bright grow lights. New seedlings like slightly cool weather while they are very small.