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Digitalis Candy Mountain White

Candy Mountain Series Foxglove
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Dramatic Vertical Accent
Soft yellow buds unfurl to reveal milky-white outward-facing trumpets with garnet flecked throats. Each tall, strong spike is encircled with blossoms that open from the bottom up. Plump, fuzzy, bees will dive headfirst into each blossom and emerge covered in bright yellow pollen. A hummingbird favorite too! Foliage remains lower than the flowers and forms a tight rosette of downy leaves with prominent veining that gives a quilted appearance. Digitalis Candy Mountain White is an early summer-blooming biennial. Foxglove are pillars of the border that create dramatic vertical accents. Tends toward biennial, so let seed fall. No staking needed!

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Code DIMW
Patent
Plant Type Perennials
Species
Height Medium 30-36"
Spacing Plant 18" apart
Bloom Time Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun / Shade Mostly Sunny to Mostly Shady
Zones
4-9
Soil Type Normal
Water Needs Medium
Sold In Plantable Pots

Special Features

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Rabbit Resistant

Planting Sites

  • Shade Tolerant

Digitalis General Information

Digitalis are a classic of the cottage garden. Foxgloves wave their spikes in the breeze without staking. Ranging in color from creamy yellow, pinks and roses to maroon. The tall flower spikes with charming tubular flowers add both height and vertical accent to your garden. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Digitalis Plant Care

Prefers acidic moist soil with good winter drainage. Damaged foliage can be cut back to basal rosettes for a flush of new growth. Can be divided in spring or fall every 3-5 years. Cut the flowering spike to the base as it finishes and several smaller spikes will appear, extending the bloom time. Leave new fall growth at the base of the plant to overwinter. Allow self seeding to ensure future generations. **Leaves and seeds of this plant are toxic if ingested.**