A very good bumblebee plant, being attractive to the Buff Tailed Bumble Bee, Common Carder Bumble Bee, Honey bee, Red Mason Bee, Red-Tailed Bumble Bee, White-Tailed Bumble Bee, Wool-Carder Bee and Lesser Yellow Underwing Moth. Food plant of the Heath Fritillary and Foxglove Pug Moth.
Where to plant in my garden?
Foxgloves look beautiful at the back of a border. Preferring well-drained neutral or acid soil. Once a few plants have established they should self seed well around the garden. Foxgloves are biennial, so they will flower in their second year.
All parts POISONOUS.
Flowers: June-Aug Habitat: Woodland and hedgerow Height: 50-150cm Growth Type: Biennial-Flowering in second year. Position: Shade, semi-shade or full sun. Soil Preference: Acid to neutral
Advised to plant in informal groups to encourage recognition and attract bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects.