The Common Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea) is a biennial herbaceous plant in the Plantaginaceae family of plantains.
It is native to Europe and western Asia.
The leaves are long and broad, covered with white hairs.
It has a tall spike of about 1-2 metres (3-6 feet) tall. The tubular, drooping flowers vary in colour from purple to pink, white, and yellow. They grow in an elongated cluster.
It blooms in early summer.
Photographed in the Botanical Garden, Paris, June 2019.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls