Aconitum Monkshood napellus

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Aconitum napellus

Monkshood

Plant Type: Perennials

vigorous plants with narrow dissected leaves, tall spikes of violet-blue flowers

Height: 34-36

Inches Hardiness Zone: 4-8

 

Aconitum

Common Name: Monkshood

Upright plants with thick, leathery leaves. Attractive helmet-shaped flowers on tall stalks. Excellent cut flower. Prefers moist, partially shaded areas. Blooms mid to late summer. All plants parts are poisonous. Note: Plant 2 roots per gallon for fuller pots.

 

Characteristics & Attributes

 

Exposure

• Sun Tolerant

• Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Soil Moisture Needs

• Moist Soil

Critter Resistance

• Deer Resistant

Attributes

• Climbing

• Good Cut Flower / Foliage

 

Season of Interest (Flowering)

• Summer