In a heartbeat

Am never without them. Every year I grow Digitalis purpurea for the courtyard garden I tend – more woodland than city with a large Acer pseudoplatanus overlooking it and a peripatetic urban fox. The best ones are often the self-seeders in odd spots of their own choosing. One tip is to cut back the the tubular bell seedheads to encourage a second flowering and allow those stems to seed for collection or natural dispersal.portrait of foxgloves

Devoting this first week of July to flower portraits

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2 thoughts on “In a heartbeat

  1. Beautiful! I really like the angle, too – it makes me want to lower my head and try to see inside the tubular bells.

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