Large Yellow Foxglove
Large Yellow Foxglove - Digitalis grandiflora
Herb: Large Yellow Foxglove
Latin name: Digitalis grandiflora
Synonyms: Digitalis ambigua
Family: Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)
Medicinal use of Large Yellow Foxglove:The leaves are cardiac, stimulant and tonic. They are often used in the treatment of certain heart complaints.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Woods in mountains and in drier stonier habitats.
Propagation of Large Yellow Foxglove:Seed - surface sow early spring in a cold frame. The seed usually germinates in 2 - 4 weeks at 20°C. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer.
Cultivation of the herb:Woods in mountains and in drier stonier habitats.
Known hazards of Digitalis grandiflora:All parts of the plant are poisonous.
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.