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I have heard about Digalis purpurea "Pam's Choice" for years but never grew it for my garden until now.   Like other biennial foxgloves, it grows in full sun to part shade in moist, well-drained soil. Also like other forms of Digitalis purpurea,  it provides a beautiful architectural focal point to the garden.  In this case, however, the blooms are different from the rest because they are white with deep maroon-spotted throats.   It is said to come true from seed, but if you are planting it near other varieties of D. purpurea, there may be cross-pollination.  It is deer-proof, and I can attest to that.  It is practically the only thing in my garden that the deer have left alone.  Again, Digitalis is toxic, but in the 30 or more years I've grown it, not one soul has suffered - two or four-legged.  No photo of my own is available yet, but I borrowed this stunning photo from Wikimedia Commons.  (Photo by David J. Stang, CC BY-SA 4.0 <>).  Biennial in Zones 4-10.

Digitalis purpurea "Pam's Choice"

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