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Purple Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea)

  • Purple Foxglove (Digitalis Purpurea) https://www.sagebud.com/purple-foxglove-digitalis-purpurea/
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  • Purple Foxglove (Digitalis Purpurea) https://www.sagebud.com/purple-foxglove-digitalis-purpurea/
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  • Purple Foxglove (Digitalis Purpurea) https://www.sagebud.com/purple-foxglove-digitalis-purpurea/
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  • Purple Foxglove (Digitalis Purpurea) https://www.sagebud.com/purple-foxglove-digitalis-purpurea/
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  • Purple Foxglove (Digitalis Purpurea) https://www.sagebud.com/purple-foxglove-digitalis-purpurea/
    Credit: Michael Wilson from York, United Kingdom | originally posted to Flickr as Digitalis (foxglove) | License: CC-BY-2.0
  • Purple Foxglove (Digitalis Purpurea) https://www.sagebud.com/purple-foxglove-digitalis-purpurea/
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    Credit: Original uploader was Algont at nl.wikipedia | Originally from nl.wikipedia; description page is/was here. | License: PD
  • Purple Foxglove (Digitalis Purpurea) https://www.sagebud.com/purple-foxglove-digitalis-purpurea/
    Credit: Umay | Own work | License: PD
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    Credit: Umay | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5,2.0,1.0 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
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    Credit: Umay | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5,2.0,1.0 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Purple Foxglove (Digitalis Purpurea) https://www.sagebud.com/purple-foxglove-digitalis-purpurea/
    Credit: Javier martin | Own work | License: PD
  • Purple Foxglove (Digitalis Purpurea) https://www.sagebud.com/purple-foxglove-digitalis-purpurea/
    Credit: Javier martin | Own work | License: PD
  • Purple Foxglove (Digitalis Purpurea) https://www.sagebud.com/purple-foxglove-digitalis-purpurea/
    Credit: Javier martin | Own work | License: PD
  • Purple Foxglove (Digitalis Purpurea) https://www.sagebud.com/purple-foxglove-digitalis-purpurea/
    Credit: I.Sá?ek, senior | Own work | License: PD
  • Purple Foxglove (Digitalis Purpurea) https://www.sagebud.com/purple-foxglove-digitalis-purpurea/
    Credit: Walter J. Pilsak, Waldsassen | selbst fotografiert von W.J.Pilsak | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Purple Foxglove (Digitalis Purpurea) https://www.sagebud.com/purple-foxglove-digitalis-purpurea/
    Credit: Walter J. Pilsak, Waldsassen | selbst fotografiert von W.J.Pilsak | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Purple Foxglove (Digitalis Purpurea) https://www.sagebud.com/purple-foxglove-digitalis-purpurea/
    Credit: Walter J. Pilsak, Waldsassen | selbst fotografiert von W.J.Pilsak | License: PD tag needs updating
  • Purple Foxglove (Digitalis Purpurea) https://www.sagebud.com/purple-foxglove-digitalis-purpurea/
    Credit: Twdragon | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
  • Purple Foxglove (Digitalis Purpurea) https://www.sagebud.com/purple-foxglove-digitalis-purpurea/
    Credit: Marc Ryckaert (MJJR) | Own work | License: CC-BY-3.0
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Digitalis Purpurea, or more commonly know as Purple Foxglove, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with dark green foliage and purple flowers of the genus Digitalis. It has a moderate growth rate and a height of 5 feet at maturity. Its duration is biennial or bi-annual which means it can grow or bloom twice, in the first year and the following year. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during summer, is intolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Digitalis Purpurea or Purple Foxglove's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Digitalis
  • Family: Scrophulariaceae
  • Order: Scrophulariales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Biennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) AK (I) CAN (I) SPM (I)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: WSWS
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU*
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 9(FACU*)
  • Active Growth Period: Spring and Summer
  • After Harvest Regrowth Rate: Moderate
  • Allelopath: No
  • Bloat: None
  • C:N Ratio: Medium
  • Coppice Potential: No
  • Fall Conspicuous: Yes
  • Fire Resistance: No
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Flower Conspicuous: Yes
  • Foliage Color: Dark Green
  • Foliage Porosity Summer: Porous
  • Foliage Porosity Winter: Porous
  • Foliage Texture: Fine
  • Fruit/Seed Color: Black
  • Fruit/Seed Conspicuous: No
  • Growth Form: Single Crown
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Height Mature (feet): 5
  • Leaf Retention: No
  • Lifespan: Short
  • Low Growing Grass: No
  • Resprout Ability: No
  • Shape and Orientation: Erect
  • Toxicity: Moderate
  • Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils: No
  • Adapted to Fine Textured Soils: Yes
  • Adapted to Medium Textured Soils: Yes
  • Anaerobic Tolerance: None
  • CaCO3 Tolerance: None
  • Cold Stratification Required: No
  • Drought Tolerance: Low
  • Fertility Requirement: Medium
  • Fire Tolerance: None
  • Frost Free Days Minimum: 190
  • Moisture Use: Medium
  • pH (Minimum): 5.5
  • pH (Maximum): 7
  • Precipitation (Minimum): 40
  • Precipitation (Maximum): 60
  • Root Depth Minimum (inches): 6
  • Salinity Tolerance: None
  • Shade Tolerance: Intolerant
  • Temperature Minimum (°F): -13
  • Bloom Period: Summer
  • Commercial Availability: No Known Source
  • Fruit/Seed Abundance: High
  • Fruit/Seed Period Begin: Summer
  • Fruit/Seed Period End: Fall
  • Fruit/Seed Persistence: No
  • Propagated by Bare Root: No
  • Propagated by Bulbs: No
  • Propagated by Container: No
  • Propagated by Corms: No
  • Propagated by Cuttings: No
  • Propagated by Seed: Yes
  • Propagated by Sod: No
  • Propagated by Sprigs: No
  • Propagated by Tubers: No
  • Seed per Pound: 4667536
  • Seed Spread Rate: Moderate
  • Seedling Vigor: Medium
  • Small Grain: No
  • Vegetative Spread Rate: None





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