Interesting facts about foxgloves

Foxglove (genus Digitalis) is a genus of about 20 species of herbaceous plants (family Plantaginaceae). The name “foxglove” was first recorded in the year 1542 by Leonhard Fuchs, whose family name, Fuchs, is the German word for “fox” (the plant genus Fuchsia is also named for him). The genus name “Digitalis” is from the Latin … Read more