Scientific Name: Digitalis purpurea
Common Name: Purple FoxGlove
Other Common Names:
Bloody Fingers, Deas Men's
Bells, Digital, Fairy Caps, Fairy Thimbles, Fairy's Glove, Folk's Glove,
Foxglove, Gewoon Vingerhoedskruid, Gloves Of Our Lady, Gula Angustila, Iskif
Chichegi, Purple Foxglove, Virgin's Glove, Witches Gloves, Yuksukotu, Zahr Al
Plant Type: Biennial
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): 4-9
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 100
Notes: POISONOUS. Source of digitalis. Important medicine of the heart. Do not use without medical supervision.
DIGITALIS PURPUEA. Source of digitalis, important for its stimulating and regulating action on the heart, but too powerful to use without medicial supervision. Spotted bells arranged in spikes are highly ornamental.
Any statement made concerning medical
conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The
seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with
the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.