(Digitalis purpurea) Grown medicinally since Roman times, Foxgloves were brought to the US by the early settlers. The name is derived from “Folks’ Gloves” since the blooms were said to serve as gloves for fairy folk. The impressive bloom stalks are produced in the second year and will reach 6 feet - this is a mix of pinks, purples, and white. 4-6 feet. Dappled shade or part shade (avoid direct afternoon sun). Biennial - full blooms second year and every year from then on). 50+ seeds.