The Digitalis x valinii ‘Firebird’, bred in the UK, took a hearty second place in the judges minds eye and it’s not difficult to see why.
Showing spikes of copper-flamed flowers, this reliable grower displays for pollinators from May right through to October. Work in some well-rotted organic matter as it performs best in a fertile soil that’s partly shaded.
Feature such as it’s distinct disposition and repeat flowering make it great to be used as cut flowers or as a stand out garden feature alike.
Add into borders or mix across statement planters for a striking addition of interest and it will stay happy as long as temperatures don’t fall below -5 degrees.