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  • Dandelion with a pollinator friend

Grecian Foxglove, Wooly Foxglove

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$7.50
Description

Originating from Southern Europe, this beautiful Foxglove has naturalized in parts of the Northeastern US.as well. Grecian Foxglove forms a lush, green rosette the first year and the next year sends up a 2 foot flowering stalk with striking little flowers that are almost orchid-like with little purple stripes on a creamy background. This is the foxglove that is widely used to produce the drug digitalis used to treat various ailments of the heart. The plant itself is toxic and should not be taken internally without the guidance of an experienced herbal practitioner and even then it is a very low dose Botanical. The Grecian Foxglove is hardy and takes very little care or water once established. A lovely flowering biennial which seems to thrive in full sun or partial shade. It is not fussy about the soil it is in and will self sow readily.Biennial. To Zone 2.

Latin Name Digitalis lanata
 
 
 
 
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