Digitalis

Digitalis purpurea

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  • Flower name
    Digitalis
  • Scientific name
    Digitalis purpurea
  • AliasDigitalis, Foxglove, フォックス・グローブ, キツネノテブクロ
  • Place of originEuropean
  • Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Park
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July
  • Language of flowersLove

What is Digitalis

Digitalis, the foxglove, (scientific name: Digitalis purpurea L.), is native to Europe and is a cold-resistant annual, biennial, perennial or shrub in the family Plantaginaceae. It is a tall plant that extends the inflorescences from the tip of long flower stems and makes many tubular flowers bloom. The flowers bloom diagonally downward. In the first year only rosette-like leaves are crowded, and the flowers bloom after the second year. The basic color is purple, but there are many horticultural varieties such as red, pink, orange, yellow, pale yellow and white double color, spotted on the inside of the flower. The whole grass is a toxic plant, but if used properly by experts, it is also considered to be a medicinal use, and it is believed that the leaves have an effective ingredient for cardiac action.

Common name: Digitalis, Scientific name: Digitalis purpurea L., aka: Foxglove, Origin: Europe, Plant height: 80 to 150 cm, Branch: None, Leaf color: Green, Rooted leaves How to: Flocking, Phylogeny: Alternating, Leaf shape: Oval oblong, Petal: Upper with no pattern The lower part is edible, inflorescence-like: inflorescence, flower diameter: 2-4 cm, corolla length: 40-75 cm, flowering stage: May to July, flower shape: bell-shaped, flower color: purple, peach, red, white, orange, and white double color, spotted on the inside of the flower, Fruiting stage: August to September, Usage:Ornamental at the flower bed, medicinal, remarks: There is a poison.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Plantaginaceae
  • Genus
    Digitalis
  • Species
    D. purpurea
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Bell-shaped
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typea cold-resistant annual, biennial, perennial or shrub
  • Flower colorsPink White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height80.0 ~ 150.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 4.0 cm

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