Genus of about 20 species of biennial and perennial plants, cultivated as annuals. They feature large cylindrical or conical inflorescences of funnel-shaped flowers from late spring to mid-summer.
Latin name: Digitalis purpurea
They grow in part shade, in moderately moist, fertile soils.
Plant in groups and arrangements.
Propagated by seeds.
Variety with fuchsia-coloured flowers.