Aconitum episcopale Rchb.

Yellow Monkshood

Family: Ranunculaceae

Genus: Aconitum

Category: Vine - Deciduous

Zones: 3 to 7

Size: To 5' tall

Growth Rate: Slow

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Yellow flowers in summer on tall spikes. Afternoon shade best. Deer and rabbit resistant (Oudolf). May flop.


Published in Monogr. Acon. 40 in 1820.

Native to the Alps and Pyrenees.


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