Isoplexis canariensis (L.) Loudon

Canary Island Foxglove

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Family: Plantaginaceae

Genus: Isoplexis

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Size: 4 to 5' tall

Exposure: Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Upright stems become woody with age. Orange to gold foxglove-like flowers from spring to autumn. Glossy deep green leaves. Well-drained moist soil.

History: 

Published in Encycl. Pl. 528 in 1829.

Native to the Canary Islands.

PlantList shows the name as unresolved.

Basionym is Digitalis canariensis L.


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