Digitalis Purpurea Grown for centuries, the tall, elegant flowers of the heirloom from England are great for cutting or pressing, herbal medicine, as well as beautiful garden accents. Up to six feet tall and one foot wide, this giant is covered with large beautiful spotted white and pink bells! This gorgeous plant makes quite an impression! The gorgeous flowers are are often visited by humming birds and lots of beneficial insects. This Biennial will bloom all summer long! Cutting improves bloom quantity, or leave a few flower stalks, as they will go to seed and come up even more next year! Easy to grow, and an exciting backdrop to your garden. Will attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees! Can also divide the roots to spread more of this wonderful plant around. Classic elegance and easy propagation makes this a must-have plant. Growing instructions Start seed indoors 4-5 weeks before last frost in pots, or sow directly into the garden after danger of serious frost has passed. Cover seeds with 1/8 inch of fine soil. 7 to 10 day germination time. Keep soil moderately moist during germination (not soggy). Transplant indoor started seedlings after hardening off and danger of serious frost has passed. Space plants 6-12 in inches apart. Hardy in zones 4-8.