Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea)
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Foxglove

(Digitalis purpurea)

Another old-time garden favorite that resembles gloves with the fingers snipped off. D. purpurea's tall stalks in early summer of 2½- to 3-inch-long purple, pink, or white flowers are puckered at the ends and have hairy foliage that can be dark green or white-wooly.

Grows 3 to 6 feet tall and 1 to 2 feet wide in USDA Hardiness Zones 4 to 8; full sun to part shade.
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