Foxglove ‘Camelot Rose’ (Digitalis purpurea ‘Camelot Rose’)
Foxglove ‘Camelot Rose’ (Digitalis purpurea ‘Camelot Rose’) is a plant in the annuals and biennials category that can grow 50cm – 1.5m tall and 10cm – 50cm wide. In this growing guide we’ll learn the cultivation details and how to plant Foxglove ‘Camelot Rose’ (Digitalis purpurea ‘Camelot Rose’).
This plant is commonly known as foxglove ‘Camelot Rose’.
This is a semi-evergreen plant that takes 1-2 years to reach full maturity.
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Common name: foxglove ‘Camelot Rose’
Scientific name: Digitalis purpurea ‘Camelot Rose’
Plant type: Annual / Biennial
Habit: Columnar / Upright
Height: 50cm – 1.5m
Spread: 10cm – 50cm
Sunlight: Partial shade
Soil: Loam, Sand
Moisture: Moist but well drained
Garden type: City & Courtyard Gardens, Informal Garden
Planting type: Cut Flowers, Flower borders and bedding
Other characteristics: Plants for pollinators, RHS Award of Garden Merit
Annuals and biennials are ideal for formal or informal flower beds, but also for growing in pots and containers of all kinds. They are important plants for their rapid growth, instant color and relatively low cost.
They are also useful plants for filling spaces between newly planted trees and shrubs, as well as in perennial beds that may need to be revived after the first spring bloom.
They are an important ingredient in country house gardens and wildflower meadows.
How to plant
In this section we will learn how to plant Foxglove ‘Camelot Rose’ (Digitalis purpurea ‘Camelot Rose’), know its needs in terms of soil, watering and sun exposure.
Foxglove ‘Camelot Rose’ (Digitalis purpurea ‘Camelot Rose’) is a plant that prefers to grow in loam or sand.
The loam soil is dark, rich in organic matter but balanced in minerals. It offers the best of all worlds, retaining enough water for the plants, but allowing excess moisture to drain away. This is the most desired type of garden soil, perfect for most plants.
Sandy soil is light, porous and very easy to drain. It is a soil poor in organic matter and nutrients. It is composed of relatively large mineral particles that allow water to drain quickly.
As for pH, it is a plant that grows ideally in soils with pH acid or neutral.
Regarding drainage, Digitalis purpurea ‘Camelot Rose’ likes to grow in moist but well drained soil.
Foxglove ‘Camelot Rose’ (Digitalis purpurea ‘Camelot Rose’) should be grown in partial shade places.