Scientific name - Digitalis grandiflora Mill.
Synonyms - Digitalis ambigua Murray
Popular names - degetar, digitale gialla grande, yellow foxglove.
Distribution and Habitat - the natural range is Eurosiberian, increases in forest edge, and boschetelor, from plain to 1600 m altitude.
Description - Perennial species, pubescent. Stems erect, 50-100 cm tall. Basal leaves oblong-lanceolate or spatula, alternate, acute, margin toothed, pubescent on the underside, leaves sessile caulinare, semiamplexicaule. Flowers arranged in an elongated raceme, peduncle 6-10 mm, calyx lobes 5 laciniat acute corolla tubiforma, 4-5 lobes less obvious, pale yellow, with glandular hairs. Blooms in June-August. Fruit capsule oval, pubescent glandulous.
Requirements - prefers well drained soil and sunny exhibitions.
Propagation - partsdivision or by seed in early spring bush.
Diseases and pests - slugs.
Partners garden - Foeniculum vulgare.
Curiosity - Digitalis is derived from the Latin 'digitalis' = finger thimble, referring to the shape of the corolla.
Buphthalmum salicifolium - herbaceous plant, perennial. Originally from the Balkans and Eastern Alps, growing limestone land in arid forests, wet meadows and sunny, from 200 to 2100 m altitude.
Sternbergia lutea - geofita bulbs, grow at the edge of deciduous forests, from 0 to 1200 m altitude.
Tithonia rotundifolia - annual species, native to Mexico and Central Aerica, cultivated as ornamental species.
Leaves in basal rosette, 5.12 x 1.5-3 mm, limb oblong-lanceolata, 1.3 mm peak cuspidata, dilated to the wing edges pinnate-lobate, 5 cm long stalks. Blossom wing, 20-40 cm, hispida, bracts 5-10 mm.
Doronicum grandiflorum - geofita rizomatoasa, native to southern Europe, the Iberian Peninsula and the Balkans, growing on calcareous substrates in mountain and alpine floor, the debris, slopes from 2000-2500 m altitude.
Abutilon darwinii - ornamental shrub originating in S Brazil. In hot climates are grown as ornamental plants in parks and gardens in cold climates are grown in pots for indoor or greenhouse.
Actinidia deliciosa - kiwi
Actinidia deliciosa fruits are edible, used for beverages, desserts, containing vitamin C, A and E and potassium.
Syringa vulgaris L.