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Digitalis ferruginea ~ Rusty Foxglove

Digitalis ferruginea is a biennial or short lived perennial flower. The leaves of the Rusty Foxglove form a cluster at the base of the plant, the slender flowering stalk can grow 4-5 feet tall during the second years growth. Digitalis ferruginea grows well in full sun to light shade. The Rusty Foxglove needs good soil and regular moisture. Digitalis ferruginea has rusty yellow flowers in the early to mid Spring in our area. All parts of Rusty Foxglove are poisonous and Digitalis ferruginea should not be planted where this could be an issue. Digitalis ferruginea will often restart from its own seeds. The Rusty Foxglove is Winter hardy to zone 4.

Digitalis ferruginea, Rusty Foxglove

Flowers and foliage of Digitalis ferruginea the Rusty Foxglove. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.