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SKU Code: F 25-100g
Characteristics: Perennial 1.2 m
Seed per packet: Approx 1,000
Seed per gram: Approx 11,000
A popular old-fashioned plant that will attract nectar-feeding birds to the garden and readily self-sows. The low-growing foliage is topped by 60-90 cm spectacular well-formed flower spikes in a variety of mixed colours of purple, pink, white and cream on well-formed flower spikes.
Ideal for cottage gardens and makes excellent cut flowers.
Plants may re-bloom if spent flower stalks are cut back after blooming.
The dried leaves are the principal source of the drug digitalis, a heart medicine used in medicine to strengthen contractions of the heart muscle. Belonging to a group of drugs called cardiac glycosides.
Temperate: Late Summer to Late Autumn.
Cold: Late Summer to Mid Autumn.
Sow: 3 mm
If growing in trays transplant when large enough to handle to avoid excessive root disturbance.
Germination: 14-21 days.
Plant Space: 35 cm
Flowering: 18 weeks
Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.
Adaptable to most well-drained fertile garden soils in full sun or part shade.
We now stock a range of Propagation Accessories including the popular Aquamiser Propagation Kits, Pots, Native and Forestry Tubes, Trays, Labels and more.
We can only ship these items to Australian locations, international customers please request shipping quotation prior to purchasing.
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