Digitalis Purpurea

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    Digitalis purpurea is a flowering plant native to most of Europe and at this reason in my garden too.
    The flowers are typically purple but some plants, especially those under cultivation, may be pink, rose, yellow, or white.
    The flowering period is summer.
    Due to the presence of the cardiac glycoside digitoxin, the leaves, flowers and seeds of this plant are all poisonous to humans and some animals and can be fatal if eaten.
    But I promise I will not eat any part of this wonderful plant, I am only fond of its beauty. :-))

    Dominique Guillochon, Elenapaint, and 7 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. judo_dad1953 34 months ago | reply


      A+++ Grade Photo(Post 1 give A+++ logo to 3 pics)

    2. adelarad21 34 months ago | reply

      Preciosa !!!

    3. Elenapaint 34 months ago | reply

      Βeautiful flower shot..Great macro my friend!

    4. Darwin Bell 34 months ago | reply

      gorgeous

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    5. basse def 34 months ago | reply

      YooooOOOOOOOOOooooo
      Excellent scene
      delicious perspective and so light shot on here
      I like
      Bravo

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    6. Harry2010 34 months ago | reply

      Very, very beautiful!!!

    7. am_kaiser[Serene Easterweek all] 34 months ago | reply

      magic flovershot!
      schoenes WE Elfi:=)

    8. Manin The Moon 34 months ago | reply

      I love these flowers. One of my favourites. We call them "Foxgloves". Fox is not the animal but from the word "folks" which used to mean "fairies", so they are fairies' gloves. Great name and image, and you've presented it brilliantly.

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    9. B. jeweled 34 months ago | reply

      You must have a beautiful garden - this is lovely & with great texture work!

    10. Antoniociro 34 months ago | reply

      Bello scatto! Saluti, AntonioR

    11. Bama4 34 months ago | reply

      How can anything so pretty be so bad?!
      But let's don't eat them, just to be on the safe side. ;-)

    12. real capoma 33 months ago | reply

      This is a very beautiful photo. I've always liked this flower/plant very much. Very beautiful flowering. And it's common to see them grow wild too. I think it has been used as a medicine plant "in the old days". In norwegian it's called Revebjelle (fox + bell).

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