Digitalis purpurea 
Foxglove
 

Plantaginaceae

Height:  80- 110 cm

Blómlitur: pink and purple shades

Flowering time: July - August

Sunlight: sun - partial shade

Soil:  fairly well drained, but grows in most soil types

pH: acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness: hardy

Plant range: temperate regions in Europe

 

Biennial, but self-seeds and flowers then every other year.
Self-seeds vigorously,
so it's best to cut
the flower stalks and only let a few pods go to seed.
Very toxic plant.

Photos and experiences of growing this plant in Iceland are welcomed  in the comments below.

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