Definition of foxglove in English:

foxglove

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Pronunciation: /ˈfɒksglʌv
 
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noun

  • A tall Eurasian plant with erect spikes of pinkish-purple (or white) flowers shaped like the fingers of gloves. It is a source of the drug digitalis.
    • Genus Digitalis, family Scrophulariaceae: many species, in particular D. purpurea
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    • Plants that may require staking to hold their blooms high include Canterbury bells, hollyhocks, and verbascums, with foxgloves and delphiniums in the upper garden zones.
    • They also don't eat anemones, astilbes, junipers, foxgloves, daffodils, ferns, grasses and a whole host of things.
    • In partial shade, use balloon flowers as accent plants placed among foxgloves, hostas, or lamb's ears.

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