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Digitalis ‘Polkadot Polly’
Digitalis ‘Polkadot Polly’
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Digitalis ‘Polkadot Polly’

Hybrid Foxglove

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.190.660

A new series, this hybrid Foxglove is sterile so it flowers for many weeks, beginning in midsummer. It forms a low rosette of dark green leaves, bearing taller stems that hold spikes of dangling bells. Blooms are a deep pink-apricot. Stems are good and strong for cutting. Attractive to hummingbirds. Excellent for the middle to back of a sunny border and in mixed containers. Charles Valin, the plant breeder at Thompson & Morgan, has created this Polkadot series which are raised from seed. CAUTION: Toxic if eaten.

Further details for
Digitalis ‘Polkadot Polly’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
   60-90 cm
   23-35 inches
   50-60 cm
   20-23 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.