The beautiful foxglove flower | File#503: Large image 2048×1536 pixels (1.33MB)
Foxglove flower and bud | File#504: Large image 1536×2048 pixels (679KB)
The meaning of foxglove flower
The name digitalis comes from the Latin word for "finger," The flower got its informal name from the legend that fairies gave these blossoms to the foxes to wear on their claws for gloves, so they would not get caught when raiding the chicken coop. Foxgloves are symbolic of insincerity.
Foxglove colors: Mostly white and shades of pink, lavender, and yellow. The throat of the flower is accented with dark spots.