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PlantFiles: Green Foxglove
Digitalis viridiflora

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Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Digitalis (dig-ee-TAH-liss) (Info)
Species: viridiflora (vir-id-uh-FLOR-uh) (Info)

Synonym:Digitalis grandiflora var. macedonica
Synonym:Digitalis lutea

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Profile:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Baa On Aug 29, 2001, Baa wrote:

Very similar to some of the other small pale yellow foxgloves and often you are sold one of the others labelled as D. viridiflora. The small yellow/green flowers have distinct veins which the other don't often have. They have downy-hairy leaves which are a slim lance shape.

This is a woodland plant from the Balkans and flowers throughout summer.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Portland, Oregon
Kalama, Washington



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