Features foxgloves. The use of digitalis extract containing cardiac glycosides for the treatment of heart conditions was first described in the english-speaking medical literature by william withering, in 1785.
the entire plant is toxic (including the roots and seeds).
Based on botanical art from the 1860s by Charlotte Yonge, which we have carefully restored and enhanced.
- Artist / Collection: Yonge, Charlotte
- Stock Number: fva13575