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Aconitum x cammarum Bicolor

Monkshood

Tall spikes of flowers are violet-blue and white in combination. This plant likes a cool, moist, well-drained soil.

  • »  Tall spikes of flowers are violet-blue and white in combination
  • »  Glossy, deeply lobed, dark green foliage
  • »  Makes an excellent, cut flower
  • »  Deer and rabbit resistant
  • »  Bloom Time: Mid to late summer

1gal
$19.25
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Soil Moisture
Moist to Average
Well-drained
Growth Rate
Medium
Flowering Time
Lt. Sum-Fall
Fall
Habit
Clumping
Upright
Foliage Color
Green (dark)
Planting instructions
Container Plants
Additional Information about Aconitum x cammarum 'Bicolor'

The upper sepal of the flower bears a striking resemblance to the cloth hood worn by a medieval monk, thus the common name "Monkshood".

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Aconitum x cammarum 'Bicolor'

Grows well in full sun but requires sufficient water. Aconitums grow best where shade is provided in the hot hours of the afternoon. Aconitums grow relatively slow and won't need to be divided regularly. They are very resistant to pests and diseases. Beware of handling this plant as all parts are highly poisonous.