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.
You may find these plants useful for similar applications, or as great planting partners alongside the Firebird.