Approximately 10 Seeds (in pellets)
Beautiful peach-coloured trumpets appear on stout, branching stems from midsummer, creating structural interest in the border and attracting beneficial insects to the garden. This recently introduced foxgloves in the 'Dalmation Series' will usually flower in their first year, which is quite unusual for foxgloves.
SITE: full sun, part shade
FLOWERING MONTHS: May to July
SOW INDOORS: February to March
SOW OUTSIDE: August to November for flowers the following year
CARE TIPS: Remove the first flower spike early to encourage more 'prince' flowers from the base. Will self-seed. Caution: All parts of this plant are highly toxic if ingested.
Sow Indoors February to March in pots or trays of seed compost. Lightly cover the small seed and keep moist. Maintain a gentle warmth, 15-20°C. Prick out to further pots when seedlings are large enough to handle. Gradually harden off before planting out to their final position in May, spacing them 30cm apart.