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Old 06-29-2013, 11:31 AM
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Thumbs downMy foxgloves didn't bloom

I live in Central Florida and planted my foxgloves dutifully (region 9A) last year. Great big leaves and again this year great big leaves. No blooms. Am I too far south?

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Old 06-29-2013, 12:55 PM
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They might bloom in the fall, are you fertilizing them? If so with what? You must know that Foxgloves bloom in their 2nd yr from growing from seed. I know that they like morning sun as the hot afternoon sun here in the south just cooks them. Are they getting any sun and how much?
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Old 06-29-2013, 02:23 PM
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It also could be that a mineral is missing to promote blooms instead of just leaves. I would try giving them some Epsom salt mixed in water. I hope this helps.
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