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Foxglove Beardtongue

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Decorative clusters of white tubular flowers.
Clump forming native of fields, prairies and wood margins.

Height

2-4 Feet

Spread

18-24 Inches

Color

White

Interesting Notes

Called Beardtongue because the sterile stamen has a tuft of small hairs.

Bloom Time

May-June

When to Divide

spring

Good Companions

Purple Coneflower (Echinacea Pixie Meadowbrite), Dwarf Perennial Sunflower (Helianthus ), False Sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides), Cylindrical Blazing Star (Liatris cylindracea), Wild Bergamont (Monarda fistulosa)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Dried Flowers
Cut Flowers
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist
Very Adaptable
Well-drained
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