Plan Your Stay on Cardigan Bay

Foxglove - Wild Flowers of Wales


Common Name: Foxglove

Latin Name: Digitalis purpurea

Description: Tall, sometimes over 2 metres

Season: summer

Colour: Purple

More Information: The scientific name means 'finger-like' and refers to the shape of the flowers which fit onto the ends of your fingers, like finger gloves.

Location: Often found in the banks along the sides of lanes

If you are visiting The National Botanical Gardens or Aberglassney, The Garden Lost in Time, why not stay on the coast around Cardigan Bay. Enjoy the natural delights of this peaceful, un-crowded area. See the bottlenose dolphins and other marine wildlife. For full information on open gardens including opening times and facilities see The National Garden Scheme website