Digitalis purpurea

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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Digitalis purpurea, Linn. (D. tomentosa, Link & Hoffmgg.). Common Foxglove. Fig. 1266. The species most commonly cult.: mostly biennial, but sometimes perennial: height 2-4 ft.: lvs. rugose, somewhat downy, the radical ones long-stalked and ovate to ovate- lanceolate, the st.-lvs. short-stalked and becoming small toward the top of the st.: fls. large, 2 in. long, ranging from purple and more or less spotted, rather obscurely lobed. On dry hills and roadsides, Great Britain, W. and Cent. Eu., to Scandinavia, running into white and modified forms in cult.; sometimes escaped in this country. Gn. 34:488. Var. gloxiniaeflora, Hort. (D. gloxinoides, Carr. D. gloxiniaeflora, Hort.). Of more robust habit, longer racemes, larger fls., which open wider, nearly always strongly spotted. Var. alba, Hort. Fls. white. Var. monstrosa, Hort., is a double peloric form. P.G. 4:151. D. maculata superba is a trade name for highly improved spotted forms. Var. campanulata, Hort., is a monstrous form with the upper fls. united into a bell-shaped large bloom. CH

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