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Foxglove
Date Issued: 2011-07-07
Postage Value: 29 cents

Commemorative issue
Herbs
Foxglove

Foxglove is one of the loveliest, most important plant species that has been introduced from Europe and naturalized in various parts of North America. The flowers are numerous, on a spike, and range from a deep purple to lilac with conspicuous spots interlining the throat of the tubular flower. As a biennial, the leaves form a rosette the first year followed by the flower spike the next year. Foxglove prefers a nitrogen-rich sandy loam soil, in partial sun to full shade.

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