Digitalis grandiflora
Flowers | Magnoliopsida

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.

See also
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Portulaca grandiflora

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Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora

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Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora was created in France in 1880.

Aquilegia fragrans - fragrant caldarea

Herbaceous perennial. Roots thin. Stem 30-100 cm tall, branched, slightly pubescent on the underside, becoming glandular-pubescent in the upper. Basal leaves bi or tri-Ternate, glauca, lobes 2-3-lobate, 1.5-4 x 1.5-4 cm, base cuneata, obovata, glabra green glauca and upper face, and pale green inside pubescent, hairy stalks.


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Scrophularia nodosa

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Quillaja saponaria

Evergreen tree, 15-20 m high. Leaves simple, alternate, coriacee, limb oval edge gear, 2.5-5 cm long, short stalks. Flowers arranged in dense corymb, hermaphrodite, pentamere, white, 1.5 cm in diameter, calyx of 5 SEPA. Fruit capsule, containing 10-20 seeds.

Kallstroemia Max (L.) Hook. & Arn.

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Nigella arvensis

Nigella arvensis - annual species, increases samanaturi grain, plowing, sowing and road edge on clay or sandy soils, from plains to mountains.

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