Digitalis x valinii

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A fantastic new Digitalis hybrid offering improved hardiness, Firebird is also a great garden performer with a long season of flower and great foliage.

Origin: Bred in the UK

Protection Status: Plant Variety Rights applied for

Variety Name: Digitalis x valinii Firebird

Benefits of using this variety

  • Excellent habit - multiple stems per plant.
  • Branching flower stems - lots of flowers per plant.
  • Repeat flowering.
  • Distinct from competitor varieties.
  • Fantastic garden performance.
  • Hardy in the garden to -5C, possibly colder.
  • Popular with bees.
  • Launch at Chelsea Flower Show 2019.
  • Can be used as a cut flower.


  • Flowers throughout the summer.
  • Very dark green leaf.
  • Upright habit, good branching.
  • Showy, large, rust-red flowers with pale orange throat.

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