Foxglove is the quintessential cottage garden plant
They bring wonderful early summer colour to the back of a border. Thriving in full sun or in the dappled shade of deciduous trees and shrubs they are a magnet for many bees and other insects.
Woodlanders produces tall upright spikes of pink, yellow, and apricot trumpets and will self-seed gently without becoming invasive.
CAUTION: Toxic if eaten.
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How to Guide
Almost fill a seed tray with moist seed compost. Sow seeds thinly over the surface, and lightly cover them with a little more compost. Place in warmth 10-15C (50-60F), and keep moist.
Sowing Distance30cm / 1ft
Potting on/Thining Out
Keep seedlings in a light position, but shade from bright sun. When large enough to handle, transplant 5cm (2in) apart into trays of potting compost.
Hardening Off/Planting Out
Gradually accustom plants to outside conditions for 2-3 weeks before planting out during autumn. Allow 30cm (12in) between plants.