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Isoplexis canariensis , Canary Island Foxglove

Isoplexis canariensis

Canary Island Foxglove
Family: Plantaginaceae
Origin: Canary Islands
Small plant 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterYellow, orange flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Isoplexis canariensis is ideally grown in full sun with moderate water and a well-drained soil. If you are looking to grow Isoplexis canariensis in cold regions, its best to plant it in a pot. Make sure to move it indoors before it gets too cold, Typically it can withstand temperatures at least down to the 30s F for a short time.

Isoplexis canariensis has many features that makes it a great garden addition. Not only does it attract butterflies and hummingbirds with its fragrant yellow and orange flowers, but it is also an ethnomedical plant. It is used in herbalism to support memory and focus.

In addition to being a great ornamental addition, Isoplexis canariensis has a great ability to grow in harsh environments. It is naturally found on the Canary Island where it is highly drought-tolerant and can withstand arid and hot temperatures.

Overall, Isoplexis canariensis is a great choice for any garden. It grows best in full sun but will tolerate semi-shade and moderate water. If you are looking to grow it in a cold region, it is best to keep it in a pot and move indoors before it gets too cold. It is a beautiful addition to any garden that will attract butterflies, hummingbirds and provide medicinal properties as well.



Isoplexis canariensis , Canary Island Foxglove
Isoplexis canariensis , Canary Island Foxglove


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