Botanical Name - Digiplexis - Digitalis x Isoplexsis Illumination Raspberry
Common Name - Fox Glove
Description The English Foxglove is so well known to gardeners everywhere. Now the world of plant breeding has done it again by crossing Digitalis (The English Foxglove) with Isoplexsis which is native to the Canary Islands. The resultant selected plants make up this new combined family, the Digiplexis Illumination series. Flowers are nonstop from spring through to early winter. Raspberry has large rich dramatic raspberry red flowers.
Flower Time - Flowering from early spring, summer, autumn and into early winter. The tall spikes of flower growing up to 1 m high are show stopping.
Size - Grows to 1m high x 50-80cm wide.
Use - Honey eating birds, bees and insects are attracted to the flower making another real benefit for these plants in your garden. They are just as easy to grow in containers as in garden beds, a real highlight for your garden.
Position - Full sun.
Maintenance - Tip pruning three weeks after planting promotes more flower spikes. Deadhead spent flowering spikes to help encourage continued flowering. Ensure plants are watered well during dry periods and fertilised regularly, particularly during hot and sunny weather.
At a Glance
- Butterfly & bird attracting
- Full sun
- Easy to grow