Digitalis thapsi

Digitalis thapsi

Digitalis thapsi
Digitalis thapsi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Genus: Digitalis
Species: D. thapsi
Binomial name
Digitalis thapsi


  • Digitalis purpurea proles thapsi (L. Font Quer in Bol. Farm. Militar 3: 128. 1925.)
  • Digitalis purpurea subsp. thapsi (L. Font Quer, Pl. Medic. 619. 1962, comb. inval.)
  • Digitalis purpurea subsp. thapsi (L. Rivas Goday in Farmacogn. 5: 144. 1946.)


  • Digitalis thapsi f. albiflora (C.Vicioso , in sched., nom. nud.)
  • Digitalis thapsi f. albiflora (R.Fern. in Mem. Soc. Brot. 6: 50. 1950.)

Digitalis thapsi, also known as Spanish Peaks Foxglove and Fingerhut Foxglove, is a toxic flowering plant native to Spain. It has flowers colored rosy pink, red-tinged like raspberry, which bloom in late spring. It is also known for attracting hummingbirds.

Physical description

This plant has pink and trumpet-shaped flowers during late spring or early summer. Its leaves are oblanceolate in shape. The flowers, stems and leaves are covered with tiny hairs, giving it a soft appearance.


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