Digitalis from the foxglove plants used by an old woman in Shropshire, England was analyzed and promoted for heart disease by Dr. William Withering in 1785 and was still widely used in herbal form until the 1950's.
Ginger, garlic, mint, chives, red lettuce, red cabbage, sage, sunflower, fennel, foxglove , mint, chicory & endive seem to be less prone to slug attack.
Digitalis, a heart medication, comes from the foxglove plant.
The foxglove is a marvellous example of a plant which is adapted to be pollinated by insects.
Then she mixed in foxgloves with flowers in closely related colors - pink, lilac, and lavender.
Birch looks wonderful sitting in a mass of plants such as foxgloves , tellima and hellebores.
In early spring, fragile perennials, such as foxgloves and delphiniums, take center stage.
Many other garden plants are also highly toxic, including rhubarb leaves, autumn crocuses, delphiniums, foxgloves and laburnum.
But as container plants, foxgloves are present now in all sorts of generic and specific garden shops.
If, for instance, you have alkaline soil you can dig a large hole, fill it with ericaceous compost and grow acid-loving plants such as azalea and foxgloves .