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Digitalis ferruginea

The plant of the moment is definitely the Digitalis ferruginea also known as the Rusty Foxglove.¬† I grew these from seed probably two years ago and this is their first year of flowering and the wait has certainly been worth it. Why Rusty Foxglove? Well I think the colours give¬† that away and the stem of the species name ferrum means iron so you can see how the common name came about…. Read More