Digitalis ferruginea

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Digitalis ferruginea - Rusty Foxglove from Hoffie Nursery
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Rusty Foxglove

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Tall spires of creamy yellow to pale golden brown flowers add great height and texture to the late spring and early summer garden. Hummingbirds love this plant.


 

Height

36-50 in

Spread

14-16 in

Color

Coral

Interesting Notes

Genus name comes from the Latin digitalis meaning 'finger' for the flower shape.

Bloom Time

May-June

Good Companions

Oriental Poppy (Papaver orientale), Larkspur (Delphinium elatum), Yarrow (Achillea ), Peachleaf Bellflower (Campanula persicifolia), Siberian Iris (Iris sibirica), Lupine (Lupinus Westcountry™ ), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum), Oriental Fountain Grass (Pennisetum orientale), Bee Balm (Monarda didyma), Globe Flower (Trollius ), Pale Coneflower (Echinacea pallida)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Attributes & Uses
Containers
Cut Flowers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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