Grecian Foxglove, Wooly Foxglove, Digitalis Lanata
This plant is very poisonous! Can be fatal!
Digitalis lantana is used for heart complaints as it contains powerful cardiac glycosides. Great care should be exercised in the use of this plant, the therapeutic dose is very close to the lethal dose.
It is by no means suitable for self-medication.
However, it is an old time favourite in gardens and makes a stunning display.
It is an evergreen perennial or biennial growing to about half a meter. This foxglove grows in sun or semi shade.
Synonyms: Digitalis epiglottidea. Digitalis orientalis. Digitalis winterli .