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Foxglove ‘Cafe Cream' 
Digitalis lanata

 

This French heirloom  unusual foxglove has a beautiful 'Coffee and Cream' colouration. From late spring to mid summer it produces tall spikes of densely packed, fawn coloured flowers each with a pearl coloured, protruding lower lip. Each of the blooms is delicately patterned with pale coffee-brown veins. It produces many dense woolly spikes, often reddish-purple in colour, and the mid-green, lance shaped leaves sometimes have white woolly hairs on the leaf veins. 

Excellent cut flower with strong sturdy stems and long vase life

 

Details:
Plant life cycle: biennial

Site: part sun/shade
Height: 36-42”

Days to germinate: 14-28 days
Days to maturity: 330-360 days

Sow: surface, press into the soil
Plant spacing: 12”
Approx seeds per packet: 100

 

How to Grow:
Sow seeds  indoors in late winter to spring or sow directly outdoors in late summer to fall.

Sow seeds on the surface of a well drained fertile moist  soil. Do not cover or bury seeds as the seed needs light to germinate, just press seeds lightly into the earth. Keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) they will usually germinate in 2 to 4 weeks at around 68°F.

 

How to harvest: 
When  a few blossoms are open.

 

Vase life:

Will last for 7 days

Foxglove( Digitalis) ' Cafe Cream '

4,95$Prix
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