Digitalis Honey Trumpet

Honey Trumpet Hybrid Foxglove

2' tall x 2' wide. Digitalis 'Honey Trumpet' is an amazing hybrid Foxglove that blooms most of the summer with large amber and honey colored flowers on showy two foot tall spikes.
Zones6 - 9
Advantages
Easy To Grow
Attract Butterflies
Attract Hummingbirds
Bee Friendly
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Good For Containers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Annual Rainfall
10 to 20"
20 to 30"
30 to 40"
Mature Height24" tall
Mature Spread24" wide
Bloom TimeLate spring to mid summer
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SizePlant - 5" Pot
SKUHC015344

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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2' tall x 2' wide. Digitalis 'Honey Trumpet' has proven itself to be a very impressive perennial with tall spikes of large, nodding, bell-shaped flowers the color of amber and honey. Handsome, shiny green leaves radiate out from multiple, low-growing rosettes that generate new flower spikes all summer long. Honey Trumpet Foxglove grows best in a compost-enriched garden loam with good drainage and full to partial sunlight. A great plant for attracting bumblebees and other pollinators. A Xera Plants nursery, Portland, OR introduction. Javelina resistant
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SKUHC015344
Item Package Size
Plant - 5" Pot
Common Name
Honey Trumpet Hybrid Foxglove
Botanical Name
Digitalis Honey Trumpet
Zones
6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Yellow
Mature Height
24" tall
Mature Spread
24" wide
Bloom Time
Late spring to mid summer
Ships As
Potted Plant
Soil Type
Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil
Soil Moisture
Average
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40"
Advantages
Easy To Grow, Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Bee Friendly, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Good For Containers
Ideal Region
Anywhere In The US, Northeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Item Unit Of Measure
Plant
Ships To Canada
No
Planting Guides
Growing Digitalis (Foxglove)
These Old World perennials bloom from late spring into mid-summer (depending on the variety) and are easy-to-grow. In some areas hummingbirds will visit them for nectar, as will bumblebees. Digitalis are considered poisonous and are not eaten by rabbits and deer. Avoid planting Digitalis where small children and pets can chew on them.

    Preferred growing conditions:
  • They grow well in most any type of soil including clay that doesn't sit wet.
  • Mulch with common mulching materials. Evergreen species (such as D. obscura and 'Honey Trumpet') like gravel mulch when planted in a xeriscape.
  • Most do well with regular irrigation to keep the soil moderately moist. The evergreen species are more xeric.
  • Plant in full sun or part sun.
  • Just a few handfuls of compost and Yum Yum Mix in the planting hole is enough. But biennial varieties like a richer, more water retentive compost enriched soil.
  • Special comments
  • Some seed-grown species can re-seed vigorously and should be deadheaded.

    Garden Care
  • Fertilize in the fall with Yum Yum Mix and good quality compost.
  • Deadheading is not necessary, but will reduce re-seeding of seed grown varieties.
  • Evergreen varieties (such as D. obscura and 'Honey Trumpet') should not be cut back except to deadhead. Herbaceous species should remain standing over the winter and cut back hard in mid-spring. Biennial varieties should be left undisturbed over the winter because they will bloom the following growing season, then die.

  • View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.
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