The botanical name Digitalis is from the Latin for finger, and “folk” refers to fairies, hence the common name of folks' gloves or fairies' gloves.
A friend gave me a gardening magazine that she purchased in Britain. It's a gift that goes on giving!
Vita "hate, hate, hate[d] ‘American Pillar’" rambler roses!
Many American gardeners have tried to imitate aspects of English gardens.