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Cutting back Digitalis Foxlight

I picked up a few Digitalis Foxlight Ruby Glows ( last year on a whim. Loved the flowers in summer and foliage over winter, but not sure what to do with them now.

Is it a case of cutting all the foliage back down to the ground, or should I just cut down the main flower spike and keep the smaller stems? The smaller stems haven't yet flowered.



  • punkdocpunkdoc Posts: 14,965
    D.valinii is not fully hardy, so may not survive the winter. All you need to do now, is to cut down the flowered spikes.
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  • Thanks @punkdoc

    Didn’t know about the hardiness. It’s been such a mild winter here though, so it should pull through. 
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