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Gloxiniiflora Blend Foxglove Seeds

Heirloom

#1020
4 out of 5 stars
(4 reviews)
Availability: In Stock
Excellent as a cut flower, this very sturdy variety has flowers larger and wider than most foxglove varieties. As a biennial, it produces foliage the first year and flowers the second year' but it also self-sows readily, making it great for "naturalized" areas. Performs best in part shade.Caution: All plant parts are poisonous if ingested.
$1.89 350 mg (~2,800 seeds)

Botanical Name: Digitalis purpurea

Family: Plantaginaceae

Native: Europe and North Africa

Hardiness: Biennial in USDA zones 4-8

Plant Dimensions: 3'-5' tall, 12"-30" wide

Variety Information: 2"-3" long blooms in white, pink, salmon, yellow, cream, and red with spotted interiors. Flowers of Gloxiniiflora are larger and more open-faced than other foxglove varieties.

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Bloom Period: Spring to summer

Attributes: Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, until 2 months before your first fall frost date for blooms the following spring. Mild Climates: late summer or fall.

When to Start Inside: 8 to 10 weeks before your average last frost date. Sow in biodegradable pots to reduce root disturbance.

Days to Emerge: 14–21 days

Seed Depth: Press into surface

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 18"–24"

Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 18"–24"

Harvesting: For longest vase life, harvest in the morning, choosing stems with about 1/3 of the flowers open.

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Gloxiniiflora Blend Foxglove Seeds Reviews

4 reviews

Ms

1 out of 5 stars Nov 10, 2020
For some reason these didn't grow. Was disappointed but am going to try again in Spring .
Lisa D from CT
Owner Response: Hi Lisa, Thanks for taking the time to share your experience. We thought we'd share a few tips. Just press these seeds into the soil surface: don't bury them. Also, they take a long time to germinate, 21 days even in ideal conditions. Because of these two factors, it takes some diligence to keep the seeds evenly moist since they dry more quickly on the soil surface. I am not sure if you tried starting them indoors but it may be easier to get them going and keep an eye on condtions. We hope this helps.

Lovely and Tall

5 out of 5 stars Apr 21, 2021
No issue getting these to germinate but I do use indoor grow lights to get them started. I started mine in the Summer and planted them in the Fall so that they could develop leaves and roots late Fall through the winter in the Dallas area. They survived our February cold snap with multiple days below zero. Plants are huge, over two feet across, blooms are four feet high. More than I had the right to hope for in this area of Texas.
Jeff from TX

Great seeds!

5 out of 5 stars Apr 22, 2021
I put these seeds out this winter. It looks like every single seed germinated! They are so healthy looking. I can't wait until next year when I'll have a foxglove explosion of blooms!!
Beverly from NC

great success

5 out of 5 stars May 18, 2021
I sprinkled these seeds in an area underneath my fruit trees last spring, and despite neglecting them entirely I have a huge patch of foxglove just about to burst into flower this year! Foxglove are well worth the wait!
Mary Elizabeth from OH

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