White Foxglove

Digitalis purpurea 'Alba'

[digitalis_purpurea_alba]

Foxglove was grown by John Custis of Williamsburg in the 1740s, and the plant seems to have been well established in American gardens by 1800. Bernard McMahon listed both the pink and white forms in his 1804 broadsheet.

Growth Type: Biennial Color(s): White Hardiness Zones: 4 - 8 Location at Monticello: West and East Lawns Planting Conditions: Partial Shade Map it:

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Blooming Dates 2001: May 11 – Jun 262002: May 6 – Jun 142003: May 23 – Aug 22004: May 14 – Jul 292005: May 27 – Jul 282006: May 19 – Jul 112008: May 2 – Jul 252009: May 11 – Jul 102010: May 10 – Jul 242011: May 12 – Jul 292013: May 12 – Sep 11