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Foxglove Colossal Excelsior Mix Seeds

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Foxglove Colossal Excelsior Mix is a modern digitalis variety of foxglove specifically bred to produce spectacularly bright and long lasting flower spikes. The flowers of this premium variety are in pure coloured tones of pink, purple and white with the classic speckled throats on the inside of the tubular flowers. Foxglove Colossal Excelsior Mix is a semi-dwarf variety which means that it will grow to about 1m to the top of the flower spikes, but will not grow much larger like many of the traditional species varieties commonly grown in cottage gardens. Foxglove Colossal Excelsior Mix is a semi-hardy perennial which means provided it can be kept sheltered away from frosts during winter, it will generally come back the second year (as a biennial) in Spring and produce an even more spectacular crop of flowers through to early summer. Foxglove Colossal Excelsior Mix is one of the most popular of all the foxglove varieties as it is a very strong garden performer, flowers extremely heavily, requires very little maintenance and is very resilient towards many common pests and diseases. Like all foxglove varieties, Foxglove Colossal Excelsior Mix is poisonous and should not be planted in areas where children of animals are likely to attempt to consume any part of the plant and or its flowers.

Advantages of Foxglove Colossal Excelsior Mix

  • Profuse flowering with flower spikes suitable as cut-flowers
  • Brightly coloured flowers in spectacular tones pink, purple white
  • Semi-hardy perennial means you should get more than a single season of flowers
  • Extra-low maintenance (suitable for borders, pots and mass plantings)


  • 80 - 100cm height at maturity
  • 25 - 30cm apart is suitable planting distance
  • Flowers from late winter through to early summer
  • Suitable for part-shade and full sun
  • Suitable for pots and will grow in most regions of Australia
  • Semi-hardy perennial

Seed Sowing Instructions

  • Easy to follow seed propagation notes are provided with every seed purchase
  • Seeds of this variety are best started in seed raising mix or Jiffy® pellets before planting into the garden

What am I Purchasing?

  • Premium seeds of Foxglove Colossal Excelsior Mix
  • Easy to follow seed propagation notes