Kings Seeds Wild Flower Foxglove

£1.65

4 in stock

SKU: 30058 Category:

Description

A tall plant with mauve or purple dark spotted flowers at the paler throat, it is excellent for the back of the border. the plant has a stimulating effect when planted near other plants, encouraging their growth and protecting them from fungus.

CAUTION: TOXIC IF EATEN


WHEN TO SOW


March to May


WHERE TO SOW


Sow outside in April or May where it will flower the following year. Prefers light well drained soil in partial shade or sun.


Flowers


From July to August.


MEDICINAL


It was used in heart conditions but always under medical supervision. The dried leaves may be used externally as a poultice to help healing of wounds. The Foxglove plant has a stimulating effect when planted near other plants, encouraging their growth and protecting them from fungus.


HELPFUL HINTS


To help cut flowers keep fresh longer in a vase try adding a tea made from foxglove leaves.