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Two kinds of foxgloves here, Digitalis lutea and Digitalis purpurea

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Kathy Purdy is a colchicum evangelist, converting unsuspecting gardeners into colchicophiles. She would be delighted to speak to your group about colchicums or other gardening topics. Kathy’s been writing since 4th grade, gardening since high school, and blogging since 2002.

What differentiates a bulb from a perennial plant is that the nourishment for the flower is stored within the bulb itself.…There is something miraculous about the way that a little grenade of dried up tissue can explode into a complete flower.

~Monty Don in The Complete Gardener pp. 142

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Carol, May Dreams Gardens July 15, 2008, 12:49 am

I planted some foxglove this spring and one is blooming, so I put it on my bloom day post. But it looks like dwarf next to yours!

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