Digitalis purpurea 'Candy Mountain'

Candy Mountain Foxglove

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

With this new angle(upward facing flowers), viewers can easily see the beautifully speckled throats of these rose pink blossoms. They are produced on very strong, strictly upright stems in early summer.  This variety is a biennial.


More About Digitalis purpurea 'Candy Mountain'

  • Most Foxgloves have flowers that face down, but these candy pink flowers that face up from the bottom all the way to the tip.

Digitalis forms large rosettes of downy, green, oblong leaves from which numerous flower spikes emerge. It looks especially nice when planted along fences, at the wood's edge, or in large containers.


Height:

24-30 in

Spread:

15-20 in

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

Digitalis purpurea 'Candy Mountain' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Mass Plant
  • Border
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage
  • Dried Flower
  • Good for Naturalizing

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Does best in full sun

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Hummingbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Re-bloomer
  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Early Spring

Flower Color

  • Pink
  • Deep Pink
  • Light Pink

Habit

  • Rounded
  • Mounding