Chinese Foxglove Rosy Purple Rehmannia Elata is a herbaceous, evergreen, perennial flowering plant native to China. It is best to start Chinese Foxglove Rosy Purple seeds indoors in late winter in colder climates, or the seeds can be planted directly outdoors in spring after last frost in USDA Zones 7-11. A synonymous botanical name of Chinese Foxglove is Rehmannia Angulata, and this plant continuously blooms with showy, large, 2-3 inches across, foxglove-like, rosy-purple with spotted throats flowers that attract bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.
Chinese Foxglove Rosy Purple is a gorgeous flower for planting in shady borders, and in zones where it is grown as perennial, the plant can be used as a really nice groundcover. Chinese Foxglove makes a beautiful looking and long-lasting in the vase cut flower. Rehmannia Elata seeds have to be just slightly pressed into the soil, and also commonly called Beverly Bells the plant established itself quickly tolerating almost full shade environment, drought, and re-seeding freely if conditions allow.
Height: 28 Inches
Bloom Season: Summer/Fall
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade/Close to Full Shade
Soil Type: Rich/Average/Moist well-drained, pH 6.6-7.5
USDA Zones: 7-11 (As Perennial) All Regions of North America (As Annual)
Sow Indoors: Winter (Indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring In Zones 7-11(Outdoor)
Seed Depth: Surface sowing - press seeds slightly into the soil
Germination Time: 14-21 Days