Aconitum napellus2018-02-21T17:36:10+00:00

Monkshood

Aconitum napellus

  • Size: 2-4’ Tall and 1-2’ Wide
  • Growth Habit: Upright, clumping
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Light Requirements: Full sun to Part shade
  • Soil Requirements: Moist but well drained soils
  • Appeal: Monkshood has dark green lobed leaves and forms purple/blue flowers on top of its upright stems. Interesting flowers that form an almost hood like structure on top said to resemble a monks hood, hence its common name. All parts of this plant are poisonous and used to be used to poison arrow tips for hunting. Monkshood is a beautiful perennial to add to the garden where you want to add height and purple color. Deer resistant. 

2018 Availability