Foxglove Seeds – Spring Mix – Digitalis purpurea – Tracked Ship

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Foxglove Seeds – Spring Mix

Digitalis purpurea Mix Foxglove is a delightful cottage garden short-lived perennial that seeds themselves freely prefer shade at the hottest part of the day, well-suited to a woodland edge.

Towering stems of spotted bell-shaped mixed color flowers adorn these Spring-time turrets rising above a mass of hairy green foliage that supports these tall flowering stems.

Foxgloves are a welcome sight in mid-late Spring providing essential nectar for early-season pollinators, hummingbirds, bees, and moths.

Seed raised from my own pollinator-friendly plants these colorful spires are a welcome site Spring and occasional a second flush in fall depending on your zone.

A short-lived perennial that sets seeds readily, grow in large numbers for a dramatic display of flowering stems.

Thriving on poor or amended soils the foxgloves compete with early-season grasses and can be found growing happily on the prairie or at home in the cottage garden.

Prefers some shade from the heat of the day and moisture-retentive soil will improve performance and flower longevity.

Popular with an array of pollinators, particularly bees hunting for that early-season nectar.

SOWING TIPS: Average of 100+ fine seeds per pack multiple quantities available.

I recommend sowing these seeds, direct on a prepared seedbed or garden container, water well, and protect from winter weather with a fabric fleece if some seeds germinate early.

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Foxglove Seeds – Spring Mix

Digitalis purpurea Mix Foxglove is a delightful cottage garden short-lived perennial that seeds themselves freely prefer shade at the hottest part of the day, well-suited to a woodland edge.

Towering stems of spotted bell-shaped mixed color flowers adorn these Spring-time turrets rising above a mass of hairy green foliage that supports these tall flowering stems.

Foxgloves are a welcome sight in mid-late Spring providing essential nectar for early-season pollinators, hummingbirds, bees, and moths.

Seed raised from my own pollinator-friendly plants these colorful spires are a welcome site Spring and occasional a second flush in fall depending on your zone.

A short-lived perennial that sets seeds readily, grow in large numbers for a dramatic display of flowering stems.

Thriving on poor or amended soils the foxgloves compete with early-season grasses and can be found growing happily on the prairie or at home in the cottage garden.

Prefers some shade from the heat of the day and moisture-retentive soil will improve performance and flower longevity.

Popular with an array of pollinators, particularly bees hunting for that early-season nectar.

SOWING TIPS: Average of 100+ fine seeds per pack multiple quantities available.

I recommend sowing these seeds, direct on a prepared seedbed or garden container, water well, and protect from winter weather with a fabric fleece if some seeds germinate early.

1) Sow direct in a prepared seedbed in Fall or Early Spring
2) Sow garden seeds fall or Spring in small pots keep protected in a cold frame sheltered location outdoors
3) Under lights anytime consider where you grow them until they can go outdoors
4) Starting seeds on a bright windowsill with in-direct sunshine can work well for germinating garden seeds

I like to grow 1/2 of my seeds in pots this way you can break dormancy, simply by moving the pots around and most seeds germinate in batches, care must be taken when picking out to avoid disturbing emerging seedlings.

I like to grow in pots this way you can break dormancy, simply by moving the pots around and most seeds germinate in batches, care must be taken when picking out to avoid disturbing emerging seedlings.

Pot young plants on until large enough to plant out, this cottage garden plant mix prefers poor soil in full sun.

Easy to grow sow seed and inert mixer, direct where you would like them to flower, in Fall or Early Spring, or start in small pots on a window sill several weeks before the last frost in your area.

Cold Stratification or Direct Sowing: Recommended. (See Winter Jug Method )
Direct sow seeds in fall and allow seeds to naturally cold stratify. When starting seeds indoors, sow finely and barely cover seeds with soil. I recommend sowing these seeds, direct in Fall on a prepared seedbed or garden container, water well, and protect from winter weather with a fabric fleece if some seeds germinate early. Also known as cold stratification and can be completed anytime of the year by placing seed packs in a cool drawer of a refrigerator for 4-12 weeks to break seed dormancy.

1) Sow direct in a prepared weed-free seedbed
2) Cold frame sheltered location in small pots outdoors
3) Under lights indoor grow room
4) Bright windowsill with drip tray and propagator cover

I like to grow in pots this way you can break dormancy, simply by moving the pots around and most seeds germinate in batches, care must be taken when picking out to avoid disturbing emerging seedlings.

Pot young plants on until large enough to plant out, this native plant mix prefers poor soil in full sun.
Full instructions, border design and planting ideas available online by searching igrowhort native-seed-collections.

Native plants maintain balance and provide habitat and eco-systems for resident and migratory wildlife. Due to many years of ecological destruction, development and toxic pollution many native wild flowers, and wildlife are under-threat of extinction.

We all have an important role to play, no matter how small your garden or balcony a few plant pots filled with natives instead of alien ornamentals of genetic hybrids that offer very little to no benefit to feeding insects and birds.

Time to make a small difference on a global scale and encourage our neighbors friends and families to sow a patchwork quilt of native wildflowers like a blanket to protect our sacred planet!

 

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