Puriri Lane | Digitalis purpurea | Elsey Kelsey
Puriri Lane | Digitalis purpurea | Elsey Kelsey
Puriri Lane | Digitalis purpurea | Elsey Kelsey
Puriri Lane | Digitalis purpurea | Elsey Kelsey
Puriri Lane | Digitalis purpurea | Elsey Kelsey

Digitalis purpurea | Elsey Kelsey

Regular price $12.00 Save $-12.00

perfect for pollinators

Also known as Pams Choice this is lovely elegant Foxglove has an upright habit with long spikes of white flowers with a densely speckled deep maroon throat and makes a stately impression in the garden. Flowering begins in spring and goes through the summer months.  Being biennial, it will establish its leaves in the first year and flower in the second.  If you trim back the flower stems after flowering the plant will reward you with another flower stem before setting seed to start future generations.  The flowers are adored by bees and a treat to watch as they clamber inside to get the pollen from the stamens - they make a great bee hotel! 

The plants are very hardy but prefer conditions that are not too wet but once established will tolerate a certain amount of drought.  For those Flower Farmers amongst us, this is a perfect choice to grow, they also help other flowers in an arrangement last longer.  You can also make a liquid from the stems to put into your flower arrangements to help them last longer. Foxgloves are also beneficial garden plant as they stimulate growth and it is said that if they are planted near your tomatoes, potatoes, and apples that the storage qualities of them will be improved.

Please note: All parts of Foxgloves are poisonous if ingested. Wear gloves when harvesting and use caution around children and pets.

If you love Foxgloves, be sure to see our beautiful Jane Hogben Pottery from England featuring Foxgloves

Partial shade is best but they do not mind morning sun.

We recommend wearing gloves when handling these plants as they are toxic.

Height up to 1.5m x 60cm Wide

Plant size PB2: Equivalent 1.2 litres

If you are ordering plants you can get up to 12 plants or a selection of plants, gifts and garden-wares into a box for the below rates 
      • Auckland City | $10
      • Upper North Island | $20 (Northland)
      • Middle North Island | $20 (Bay of Plenty & Waikato)
      • Lower North Island | $20
      • South Island | $25
      • Waiheke - Please select Rural Delivery at checkout
      • Outer lying islands, please contact us for a quote.
Smaller items such as books, stationery and other items can be sent for a lesser rate which you will see at checkout - From $6

Upon checking out, the freight charged is applied based on your location.  If you are rural please select the rural option as rural delivery is an additional $7 Please note the courier will not release your order for delivery if the incorrect option has been selected and we will email you re settlement of the outstanding amount.  

  • All of our orders are dispatched using Aramex (formerly Fastways) fully tracked service   
  • Our freight is calculated by weight and volume.  For plant orders, you may wish to order the maximum number of plants that will fit in a box to make freight more cost-effective or perhaps share an order with a friend
  • Plant orders will only be dispatched on Monday's and Tuesday's this will ensure that your order is not held in a depot over the weekend
  • All parcels are set at "Authority to leave" which means if you're not home at the time of delivery the courier will leave your parcel in a safe place on your property
  • Most Aramex deliveries are a two-day service with the exception of rural delivery which may add up to two days.
  • If you are wanting more than twelve plants, get in contact with us for a quote for freight
  • Corten steel garden stakes are considered over size for rural delivery so these can be sent but you will need to collect these from your local depot 

All rates detailed are for parcels up to 15kgs

Please note that on occasion Aramex may deem an area to be rural where other companies may not, this unfortunately is outside of our control as Aramex are the preferred courier for live plants, as other couriers will not transport them. Where this occurs we will need to get in touch to get you to deposit the additional rural fee


Please get in contact with us here or email us at hello@puririlane.co.nz

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