Deep Blue Monkshood - Aconitum napellus

Deep Blue Monkshood Aconitum napellus
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An old fashioned, heirloom perennial. Forms an upright mound of deeply cut, dark green leaves and showy spikes of deep blue flowers in mid summer. Spectacular addition to the shady borders or woodland gardens. A good cut flower. May need staking. Caution: Toxic if eaten.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
48-60"
Spread: 
12-24"
Flower Colors: 
Blue
Purple
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Special Features: 
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Compact
Round
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 2.8 (4 votes)

Plant in cool, moist soil. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer before new growth begins. Divide as needed in fall to maintain plant vigor .

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