Digitalis mertonensis Strawberry Foxglove (Digitalis mertonensis )
This plant has delightful pureed strawberry coloured flowers clustered along a stout upright stem arising from a bed of soft green foliage.
POSITION & USES
Part shade or sun in normal garden soil. Ideal for cottage gardens but its symmetrical habit encourages creative use in more formal styles
Cut the flower stem to the ground when flowers finish. Mulch in hot weather and use pet safe snail baits as necessary The addition of organic matter is beneficial.
Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed will keep it looking its best.
|SPECIAL QUALITIES||This plant has delightful pureed strawberry colored flowers clustered along a stout upright stem arising from a bed of soft green foliage.|
|FLOWERS||Strawberry pink flowers over summer.|
|PLANTS NEEDED PER SQUARE METRE||4-5|
|HABIT||Forms a rosette of large veined leaves with the flowering stem rising from the centre of the leaves giving a lovely symmetrical habit.|