Digitalis ( or ) is a genus of about 20 species of herbaceous perennials, shrubs, and biennials commonly called foxgloves. This genus was traditionally placed in the figwort family Scrophulariaceae, but recent phylogenetic research has placed it in the much enlarged family Plantaginaceae. This genus is native to western and southwestern Europe, western and central Asia and northwestern Africa. The scientific name means "finger-like" and refers to the ease with which a flower of Digitalis purpurea can be fitted over a human fingertip. The flowers are produced on a tall spike, are tubular, and vary in colour with species, from purple to pink, white, and yellow. The best-known species is the common foxglove, Digitalis purpurea. This biennial plant is often grown as an ornamental plant due to its vivid flowers which range in colour from various purple tints through pink, light gray, and purely white. The flowers can also possess various marks and spottings. The first year of growth produces only the stem with its long, basal leaves. During the second year of the plant's life, a long, leafy stem from 50 to 255 centimetres tall grows atop the roots of healthy plants.
Flowers by the river. - Flowers of yarrow on the river.
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Flowers by the river.

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Purple foxglove - Beautiful though strongly poisonous
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Purple foxglove

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sweet m 1 - flower of foxglove and her guest ...
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Giant Mountains - Purple foxglove
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Giant Mountains

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kwiaty ogrodowe - jaki dorodny kwiat z dzwonkami
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kwiaty ogrodowe

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kolorowe dzwoneczki - czerwcowe kwiaty ogrodowe
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kolorowe dzwoneczki

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lwia paszcza ...

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kolorowy obrazek - zielone okno i kwiaty
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kolorowy obrazek

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kwiaty , kwiaty ...

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Kolory wiosny i lata - Różne kolory łubinu
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Kolory wiosny i lata

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kwiaty  naparstnica - kwiaty na łące naparstnica
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kwiaty naparstnica

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