It ditches the urban and cuts the fantasy to the bone for a trip into bucolic Ludlow-shire and a largely mundane, SVU-style ripped from the headlines plot about missing kids. As other reviews have pointed out, the magic content is largely incidental - mainly the non-sequitur Bee lady ... Foxglove 'Summer King' holds a prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit.
Buy a discounted Paperback of Foxglove Summer online from Australia's leading online bookstore. The Waterstones edition of Foxglove Summer contains the short story The Loneliness of the Long Distance Granny. Main article: Foxglove Summer Leaving London, Peter goes to a small village in Herefordshire, where there appears to be a supernatural element to the disappearance of two local girls. Having to cope with local cops, as well as local gods, Peter finds the mystery deepens. Strawberry Foxglove 'Summer King', Digitalis purpurea 'Summer King' Digitalis x mertonensis 'Summer King' (Strawberry Foxglove) is a stately herbaceous perennial or biennial boasting upright spires of dangling, crushed strawberry-pink, bell-shaped flowers with maroon spotted throats. Known as the Strawberry Foxglove, densely packed spires of spotted, crushed-strawberry-pink blooms are held high on strong, upright stems above semi-evergreen foliage all summer and into the autumn.