Digitalis mertonensis 'Summer King' is an enchanting perennial, prized for its tall spires of tubular, magenta-pink flowers that bloom profusely throughout the summer months. This perennial beauty features lush green foliage forming a robust basal rosette, providing an elegant backdrop to the towering flower spikes. 'Summer King' adds a touch of charm and grace to cottage gardens, woodland settings, and borders, attracting pollinators like bees and butterflies with its nectar-rich blossoms. With its resilience to various soil types and its ability to thrive in partial shade to full sun, this Digitalis variety is a delightful choice for gardeners seeking to create a vibrant and dynamic display in their outdoor spaces.


Digitalis mertonensis 'Summer King' 9cm

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Product Information

✓ Ideal for adding height at the back of a border

✓ Can grow to heights of 60cm 

✓ Nectar rich flowers which are attractive to Butterflies and Bees

✓ Ideal in Partial Shade 

Delivery Options

Delivery information for UK Mainland Deliveries: 

Our price for Standard Delivery is £5.99. This price is the same regardless of how many items you purchase! If you spend £150.00 or above, Standard Delivery is free. Standard Delivery takes 2-6 Working Days. 


Next Working Delivery is £9.99. Please place your order by 2pm Monday – Thursday. Please note deliveries are carried out by a third party courier; therefore, we cannot guarantee our Next Day Delivery Service. During very busy periods, Next Working Day delivery may be temporarily unavailable. 

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This is a herbaceous perennial. It will die back below ground level each autumn, fresh new growth will appear in the spring. 

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60cm x 40cm
Full sun/Partial shade
Well drained, fertile
Fully hardy

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